Here's another taken today in Wanscot/Sagaponac. This is the 3 Rd white this week that has been found dead.

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The other was Amagansett
Very, very suspicious that 3 have been found within a week. Somebody's catching and tossing...
I don't believe in coincidence, but that would be sad.
Perhaps a sympathetic seal lover.
If they are 3 separate sharks something ain"t right the 2 in the pictures are different sharks.Two would be in my guess a wild coincidence three noooo way
There was one that washed up near there earlier in the week. I hope to have that photo today. I've zoomed in on what appears to be the injuries on the first shotr

The phots were large so I was able to zoom in pretty well on the injuries. Not to point fingers but it looks more and more like some type of bycatch. If so it needs to be looked at as there are a protected species.

In this one it somehow got it's skin torn off, lots of explanations for something like that ie: net, boat strike? I have no clue just throwing it out there.

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Here we see this injury is not from a bite.

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Slight trauma to the gills

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Damage to the nose and mouth.

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The more I look the more I see bycatch. And I'm not trying to point fingers.

I'll get some closeups done on the other later.
This is a photo of the 4th Great White shark to wash up on Long Island's South shore. This shark was found on Sunday at Fire Island beach. This one is a baby.

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I remember that shark. I always thought it was a small mako.
Very interesting. Personally, I think too much of a coincidence. I've seen two white sharks in my whole life fishing the South Shore of Long Island. I was a lobsterman and a long liner. I can't speak to what the trauma would look like from being pulled up by a trawler. But I would stop well short of even implying. Hard working folks who are already taking a beating. I'm not sure why there would be any need to slice open a shark like that. Doesn't seem like it would help to extricated from equipment.
Truly a "No Chit Sherlock" Moment. Years ago, Ben Tadsen in Moriches had a mounted GW pup hanging in his shop. Someone caught it outside the inlet while chumming for bluefish; back then nailing a mako pup bluefishing was not at all unusual. I saw the shark from the shop's doorway and said, "Oh, look at the cute Mako!" My Buddy responded by saying, "Take a look at the teeth!" I looked into the maw and cried out "Holy Crap, it's a baby White!!!"

That's why I have to speak up a little on behalf of the commercial guys. I cut my teeth on six-pack sporty charter boats during the 80s. Jaws had come out and there were a lot more sport fisherman killing sharks than commercial fisherman. I was one of them. Not judging.
I had to check my timeline because I knew that Jaws had come out earlier. From '79 to '82 it was sportfishing charters that I was doing. Jaws came out in '75, but in the early 80s on Eastern LI there was a lot of money being spent in marinas and a lot of guys wanted to catch their own shark. Jaws was on our radar still. From '82-86 I went commercial. Harder work. Better money.
That's why I have to speak up a little on behalf of the commercial guys. I cut my teeth on six-pack sporty charter boats during the 80s. Jaws had come out and there were a lot more sport fisherman killing sharks than commercial fisherman. I was one of them. Not judging.
I didn't mean it in a negative way. More of a matter of fact way. I can remember days when bluefin tuna were ripping up gill nets off the south shore, and these smaller sharks are probably feeding on the tons of bunker we have inshore. I don' think it's someone targeting them. That's for sure.
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