Sighting Details

Reporter's name:
David Higson
Observer Activity:
On a Boat
Total number of sightings by David Higson:
Date Time Location Behavior
10/06/2019 11:43 South East of Drinking Dragon, Calf of Man, 15 ft away from rocks travelling from North to South towards Drinking dragon. Swimming

Number and size of sharks

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

Distance from animals

7 metres

Shark Details

Dorsal just appeared from below, then swam towards boat and then submerged and was not seen again. Stayed in the area for 20 minutes. Note from Jackie Hall (co-ordinator MBSW). Typical early-season shark. They don't hang around at the surface but they're here!

Environment Details

Wind NW quite sheltered where sighting was. Heavy plankton 5 hrs prior to high tide.