Sighting Details

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Reporter's name:
Jackie Hall
Observer Activity:
On a Boat
Total number of sightings by Jackie Hall:
409
Date Time Location Behavior
17/06/2017 18:11 Inside Port Erin Bay in front of old swimming baths Feeding

Number and size of sharks

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

Distance from animals

10 metres

Shark Details

Very calm female shark of about 6m length. It gave us our first skin slime sample of the year for DNA analysis at Aberdeen University. See the Manx Basking Shark Watch Facebook page for more pictures and videos.

Environment Details

Lot of thick green plankton.

Photos