Shark beached on Schiermonnikoog island


This 17 August 2014 video by a diver in the Oosterschelde estuary in the Netherlands shows a common smooth-hound shark.

Translated from conservation organisation Natuurmonumenten in the Netherlands:

Friday, August 21st, 2015

In mid-August participants in the beachcombers’ excursion on Schiermonnikoog found a very special find! THe Volunteer Collective of National Park Schiermonnikoog found at beach post 5 a one meter long common smooth-hound shark. …

The eyes and a part of the gills were already gone, but otherwise the shark was still completely intact.

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