Rare blue shark washed up on Fife beach

A massive rare shark has been found washed up on a beach in Scotland.
Experts were stunned after the body of what is believed to be a blue shark, measuring around five feet long, was discovered by a passer-by walking his dog on Tentsmuir Beach on Monday.
Blue sharks normally inhabit very deep waters in seas across the world from South America to Norway but are very rarely found near shorelines.
Dr Andrew Brownlow, from the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, said scientists would be trying to recover the shark’s body to find out more.
“It it is a deep water species which only... read more

12 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman

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