It’s not often we get to see this remarkable shark, this is a Thresher Shark (Sambok Haai), using its long tail to stun its prey and they they consume it. Not sure why this juvenile washed up on our shores at Sunset Beach.
Thresher sharks are large lamniform sharks of the family Alopiidae found in all temperate and tropical oceans of the world; the family contains three extant species, all within the genus Alopias. All three thresher shark species have been listed as vulnerable to extinction by the World Conservation Union. Read on