Expert: Shark found on Amagansett beach was a great white

A young, dead shark that washed up on an East End beach earlier this week was a great white, according to an expert.

The East Hampton Star is reporting the harbor

The East Hampton Star is reporting the harbor master discovered the 75-pound fish in the sand.

AMAGANSETT - A young, dead shark that washed up on an East End beach earlier this week was a great white, according to an expert.

The shark washed up on an Amagansett beach on Tuesday. It was 4 feet long and weighed about 75 pounds.

An assistant professor of marine science at Stony Brook University, who performed a dissection on the creature, confirms that it was indeed a great white shark.

It's unclear what caused the shark's death.

 

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