Sighting Details

Reporter's name:
Derek and Jane Cleator
Observer Activity:
On Land
Total number of sightings by Derek and Jane Cleator:
Date Time Location Behavior
15/08/2012 11:00 2 miles off Llen Trench Feeding

Number and size of sharks

total <2m 2-4m 4-6m 6-8m >8m
4 3 1

Distance from animals


Shark Details

Feeding all day.

Environment Details

Derek and Jane said that they were watching up to 4 large basking sharks all day several miles offshore of their home at Sartfield. The sea was flat, mirror calm sea all day, perfect conditions for seeing basking sharks and other marine wildlife.