Are there sharks in Marblehead MA?
MARBLEHEAD, MASS. (WHDH) – There was a wild sight in Marblehead this week. Cellphone video shot Monday morning at Riverhead Beach in Marblehead shows a huge basking shark in the water. The shark is seen swimming in circles, close to boats sailing in the area.
Does the Boston Harbor have sharks?
“There are a lot of species that come up here in the summer” While much of the focus is on Cape Cod’s great white shark population during the summer, researchers are also studying a variety of other shark species that roam the Cape’s waters and even return to Boston Harbor every year.
Are there sharks at Plum Island?
Sharks are much more commonly sighted in the seal-rich waters of Cape Cod, but the Plum Island visitor marks the second sighting there within three days, according to shark researcher John Chisholm.
Which beach has the most sharks?
New Smyrna Beach, Florida Florida has more shark attacks each year than any other area in the world, according to the International Shark Attack File (ISAF).
Are there sharks in Marthas Vineyard?
Oak Bluffs – A great white shark has recently been located off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. The shark, named “Freya”, was tagged earlier this year by researchers in North Carolina.
Are there sand tiger sharks in Massachusetts?
Sand tiger sharks frequent the shallow shores of Massachusetts and can be captured by fisherman standing on the beach, Skomal said.
Are tiger sharks in Cape Cod?
Tiger sharks are a highly migratory species with a distribution that stretches from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. They prefer warm waters (roughly 72 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer).
Are there great white sharks in New Hampshire?
Let us begin with what sharks do occur along the N.H. coast. We have many sharks during the summer and fewer in the winter. They are blue sharks, thresher sharks, spiny dogfish, porbeagles, makos, great whites and basking sharks, etc.
Has there ever been a shark in the Merrimack River?
Great whites are rarely seen in this region, and there have been no prior reports of a shark in the river. While authorities are investigating the report, they have not confirmed that it is indeed a great white shark.