Lifeless seal with shark bites discovered on South Shore seashore, sharks ‘having a feast’ off Nantucket

It looks like a foul time to be a seal within the Bay State.

Whereas a lot of the focus is on nice white sharks looking for seals alongside Cape Cod, one other useless seal with shark bites was not too long ago noticed on a South Shore seashore.

“Lifeless seal discovered on Humarock Seaside (Scituate) with seen shark bites,” the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app posted with a photograph of the seal on Wednesday.

In the meantime, a shark was noticed thrashing within the water off of Nice Level Nantucket Island on the Fourth of July, because the apex predator devoured prey. Blood may very well be seen within the water.

“Sharks having a feast,” a viewer from Nantucket posted on Fb.

Different nice white sharks had been noticed in Cape Cod Bay this week, in addition to alongside Chatham, a hotbed of shark exercise through the summer time and fall.

That is the time of 12 months when nice white sharks migrate north to the Cape and Islands, together with different elements of the Massachusetts coast.

One in all OCEARCH’s tagged sharks, Anne Bonny, is visiting Cape Cod Bay, in line with its tracker.

“After touching Canadian waters in mid June she’s made her manner again south to Massachusetts,” OCEARCH tweeted. “Her lasting ping was approx 4.2 nautical miles from shore.”

“We met this 9ft 3in & 425lb juvenile #WhiteShark off Ocracoke, NC in April & named her after the notorious feminine pirate Anne Bonny,” OCEARCH added. “That is our 1st time following her actions N and will probably be thrilling to see the place she spends the remainder of her Summer time and Fall.”

In the meantime, Shark Week (July 23 to 30) and Shark Consciousness Day (July 14) are approaching, the New England Aquarium posted on Thursday.

The New England Aquarium’s shark analysis workforce does work on analysis vessels in Boston Harbor, Nantucket Sound, the Dry Tortugas off Florida, Georgia, and websites world wide as they tag and monitor numerous species — starting from nurse sharks and oceanic white tip sharks to bull sharks, sand tigers, sandbar, and white sharks.

There are greater than 500 species of sharks on this planet, and scientists within the Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Middle for Ocean Life have tagged greater than 40 totally different species and associated animals within the wild, lots of them in New England waters.