Noah Asimow
South Beach has reopened after a shark sighting closed the popular Edgartown beach to swimming earlier Tuesday. Edgartown parks department director Jessica McGroarty said that the sighting occurred at 12:15 p.m.
Sharks

2022

The fin of a porbeagle shark spotted in the Vineyard Haven harbor drew a crowd of amazed onlookers Friday afternoon.
It's hammer time!
A trio of shark sightings near South Beach has pulled swimmers out of the water over the last few days.

2021

South Beach has reopened after a shark sighting closed the popular Edgartown beach to swimming earlier Tuesday. Edgartown parks department director Jessica McGroarty said that the sighting occurred at 12:15 p.m.

2020

A small group of Vineyard fishermen are participating in a brown shark tagging operation as part of a longstanding national study.
Three seals with markings indicative of shark bites have hauled up on the Vineyard’s south shore in recent weeks, prompting calls for caution from Island beach managers.

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