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Whale shark washes ashore on Long Beach Kommetjie

... it appears that the cause of death may have been from a ship strike.

A whale shark was found washed ashore on a local beach in the Kommetjie area on Monday morning.

Members of the public who reported the incident suspected that the Whale shark was still alive.

Whale Shark carcass washed ashore at Long Beach Kommetjie – suspected ship strike

When the NSRI responded the 5 meter whale shark was confirmed to be deceased.

The NSRI said  it appears that the cause of death may have been from a ship strike.

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