EASTHAM (CBS) – A dead shark was found on an Eastham beach on Thursday.

The Atlantic White Shark Conservatory was called to the beached shark on First Encounter Beach.

A shark washed ashore an Eastham beach. (Image Credit: Atlantic White Shark Conservancy)

When crews arrived, they found the porbeagle shark was not alive.

Scientists from the NOAA Fisheries Service Apex Predator Program will perform a necropsy on the shark.

CBSBoston.com Staff