Sighting Details

Reporter's name:
Liz Charter
Observer Activity:
On Land
Total number of sightings by Liz Charter:
Date Time Location Behavior
25/05/2017 20:30 at least 1nm off Port Erin breakwater Feeding

Number and size of sharks

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

Distance from animals

2700 metres

Shark Details

The shark seemed to feed in small circles, large floppy fin leaning over and it turned. Then it swam fairly fast away towards SW. It went down frequently, initially as a boat passed but was soon up again. High enough out of the water to see tail and snout sometimes.

Environment Details

Easterly wind so sheltered on this coast. tide was rising and in upper levels by this time.