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Sharks on the line: dozens reported off Coffs Coast

SHARK ALERT: SMART drumlines set off the Coffs Coast as dozens of sightings and alerts recorded over the past two months.
SHARK ALERT: SMART drumlines set off the Coffs Coast as dozens of sightings and alerts recorded over the past two months. Keagan Elder

THE NSW Department of Primary Industries shark alert Twitter page @NSWSharkSmart listed dozens of shark reports off the Coffs Coast over the past two months.

Here is a list of the most recent:

August 13: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 7.59am.

August 12: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 8.13am.

August 12: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 10pm.

August 1: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 6.02am.

July 23: NSW DPI reported a dead whale off Mylestom Beach and warned people to be aware of sharks "as these natural events attract sharks".

July 19: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 6.01am.

July 16: DPI aerial teams reported a 1.5m unidentified shark south of Station Creek. There were no surfers or swimmers.

July 16: DPI aerial teams reported a 2.5m great white shark off Coffs Harbour at 7.50am. There were no surfers or swimmers.

July 15: A tagged great white was detected by the Park Beach, Coffs Harbour receiver at 8.12pm.

July 15: DPI aerial teams reported a 1.6m bull shark off Boambee at 10.21am. There were no surfers or swimmers.

July 15: DPI aerial teams reported a 2.5m great white shark at Moonee at 10.03am. There were no surfers or swimmers.

July 15: Aerial teams reported a 2.5m great white shark at Corindi.

Topics:  coffs coast coffs harbour nsw department of primary industries sharks smart drumlines



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