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Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Following the recent shark sightings, local expert Choy Aming said he is “almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly” and explained that hammerheads “are quite docile and are not really a threat to people” and “noted that this may be the only hammerhead you see in Bermuda in your life.”

There have been repeated sightings of a shark lately, with videos showing the hammerhead shark going viral on social media, as people express great interest in the island’s rather unusual visitor.

Mr. Aming, who is involved with Bermuda Shark Project, he told Bernews, “I am almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly. I have been sent probably 10 different videos of the hammerhead over the last few weeks.

“This shark was first in Flatts and then spotted twice in St.George’s Harbour at the beginning of April. No one saw it for a week or so and then it was spotted at Swing Bridge and twice in St. Georges Harbor again. The last sighting was in the channel near Admiralty House on the weekend.

The shark seen in Flatts earlier this month: