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Date: July 27, 2013

Time: Morning

Location: St. Margaret’s Bay Road

GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 44 degrees 38.3318′ N
Longitude: -64 degrees 1.0112′ W

Type of Sighting: Dead on a rock beach

Species: Basking Shark

ID Confidence: Certain

Number of Shark(s): One

Comments:: When it initially came ashore the rope was tied around its tail stock. The locals removed it.


Observation reported by: Andrew Reid – Marine Animal Response Society

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