Young great white shark washes up on Fowlers Bay beach, providing ‘rare opportunity’ for scientists

September 28th, 2021

As the largest predatory fish in the ocean, it is rare to see a great white shark washed up on Australian shores.

But last month, members of the community noticed a great white shark on the beach near Fowlers Bay, on South Australia’s far west coast.

The shark was about 2.5 metres long and experts believe it was about one year old when it died.

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