Maine Jul 21

Lifeguard reports possible shark sighting at beach in Maine

A lifeguard in Biddeford Maine reported a possible shark sighting on Thursday afternoon. The Director of the Biddeford Recreation Department Carl Walsh told News Center Maine that a lifeguard at Middl...

  • sharks Jul 22, 2022

    Six Sharks Spotted Off Cape Cod Friday Morning, 20 in Past 2 Days

    Shark season on Cape Cod appears to be heating up, as six great white sharks were spotted off the coast on Friday morning and 20 have been spotted over the past two days alone. The first sighting on Friday was reported at 9:17 a.m. off North Beach Island, followed by subsequent sightings at 9:28 a.m. just outside the north inlet…

  • sharks Jul 15, 2022

    Check Out These Amazing Underwater Images of Sharks Off Cape Cod

    Just in time for Shark Week, shark sightings off the coast of Massachusetts — and Maine! — have begun to rise in recent weeks and days. In the past two days alone, there have been over a dozen great white sightings. Most of them are off Cape Cod, and shark buoys stationed off the coast have captured some incredible images…
  • Cape Cod Jul 5, 2022

    WATCH: Shark Spotted Attacking Seal Just Off Cape Cod Beach on July Fourth

    A woman who was celebrating the Fourth of July at a beach on Cape Cod captured quite a scene when she recorded a shark finding its dinner just off the shoreline. Kim Reilly was near the water’s edge on the north side of Nauset Outer Beach in Orleans with her family when a shark began attacking a seal around 8:30…

  • sharks Jun 28, 2022

    Cape Cod Beach Closed Due to Shark Sighting

    A Cape Cod beach was closed to swimming for an hour on Tuesday afternoon after a great white shark was spotted near shore. Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro, Massachusetts, was closed from 1 to 2 p.m., according to the Sharktivity app. It’s the latest of numerous shark sightings in recent weeks and comes just days before the busy…...
  • sharks Jun 16, 2022

    WATCH: Great White Shark Spotted Off of Cape Cod

    A white shark was spotted cruising around Cape Cod Bay in a video posted by a travel experience business. Employees of the travel company, Off Cape Experiences, were pulling lobster traps when they spotted the shark, popularly known as the great white shark, about 100 yards from the boat, according to a Facebook post Wednesday. They estimated it wa...
  • sharks Jun 16, 2022

    WATCH: Great White Shark Seen Swimming in Cape Cod Bay

    A 15-foot great white shark was seen swimming in Cape Cod Bay in mid-June, a time when sharks typically return to the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands for the summer season.

  • sharks Jun 6, 2022

    Here's How Many Sharks Have Been Spotted Off Cape Cod Already This Year

    Typically, sharks don’t return to the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands until mid-June. But shark season got off to an early start this year, as about a dozen have already been spotted off the Massachusetts coast. The first confirmed sighting was on Sunday, May 29. A great white shark was spotted near the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket...
  • Massachusetts May 28, 2022

    Cape Cod Gets Ready for Shark Season

    With many people returning to Cape Cod as the weather gets warmer, sharks are expected back, as well.

  • sharks May 13, 2022

    1,000-Pound Great White Shark Spotted Off East Coast, Heading North Soon

    A massive great white shark has been recorded swimming up and down the East Coast in recent months. And it’s expected to head north soon. The shark, which was named “Ironbound” after an island near Nova Scotia where it was first spotted, is 12 feet, four inches long and weighs 998 pounds. OCEARCH researchers reported that the m...
  • Cape Cod Apr 11, 2022

    Cape Cod Survey Measures Views On Seals, Sharks

    Cape Cod voters, tourists and commercial fishermen are all likely to recognize sharks as an important, beneficial piece of the local marine ecosystem, but when it comes to seals, the groups have more divergent views, according to newly published data. A survey of more than 1,800 people found significant similarities in how different groups of peopl...
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