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Great White Shark Spotted Off Martha’s Vineyard

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(Credit: Jeff Lynch)

(Credit: Jeff Lynch)

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MARTHA’S VINEYARD (CBS) – A Great White shark was spotted off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard Friday morning.

Fisherman Jeff Lynch, who snapped photos of the animal, reported it was swimming around the carcass of a Minke whale that was tangled in some lobster gear.

shark Great White Shark Spotted Off Marthas Vineyard

(Credit: Jeff Lynch)

Lynch emailed the pictures to Greg Skomal, a Division of Marine Fisheries shark specialist, who confirmed for him that it was in fact a great white.

Environmental Police were said to be towing the whale carcass ashore to further examine it.

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