OAK ISLAND, North Carolina — Why did dozens of dead sharks wash ashore on a beach in Oak Island, North Carolina over the weekend? The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is looking into the matter, according to a report on WECT.com.
A North Carolina man said he discovered about 50 dead sharks while he walked along the beach Sunday morning. The sharks, he said, were between one and five-feet long.
“We should ask the public works department to keep a watch on this to make sure it doesn’t become a public health issue,” Oak Island Mayor Betty Wallace told WECT.com. “We will be contacting the proper authorities to see what can or should be done.”