25 July


We’re adding a new species to our sightings database: the porbeagle! Jon Southard spotted a porbeagle between White Horse Island and Adams Island, in the Bay of Fundy on July 6, 2013. Check out the great photograph he took of it, as it swam beside his boat. You can clearly see the distinct white patch […]

19 July

Welcome to our new home!

For those of you new to SIN, welcome to our blog! For those of you already following us at fundysharks.wordpress.com don’t panic! You have been automatically re-directed to our new home. All new posts about sightings in the Bay of Fundy AND the western North Atlantic (from the Gulf of Maine to waters off Newfoundland) […]

7 July

It’s a tie!

Earlier this morning, I posted a photograph of the first basking shark sighted in the Bay of Fundy for the year. Well, I just it turns out that some passengers on the ferry from Black’s Harbour to Grand Manan ALSO saw a basking shark that same day, between Grand Manan and the Wolves. Around 2:30pm, […]

7 July

Back in the Bay

Let the 2013 season begin! The first basking shark of the year (for the Bay of Fundy) was sighted the other day (July 3) by Laurie Murison, on board the Elsie Minota. We haven’t had a chance to compare this individual to the others in our photo ID catalogue, but in the meantime, have a […]


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