September 5, 2011 Featured Article Read More →

Blue Shark found on Lewis

A Blue shark has been washed ashore in the Outer Hebrides.

The pregnant 6ft-long female was discovered by Martin Scott, the RSPB’s conservation officer for the Western Isles, just days before a team of experts is to search the seas around the isles for Great White sharks.

The Blue shark was found at Barvas beach on the west side of the Isle of Lewis. Mr Scott was walking along the beach when he noticed the dead 6ft-long shark. “There have been reports of another Blue shark being found on a beach on Barra last year and other sightings over the years, too.

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