Tiger shark recently seen in Mary Street Lagoon

 Hi All......  Just wondering if anyone has seen or heard anything about a 4m tiger shark that was allegedly seen in the Mary Street lagoon ( Mandurah ..Halls Head area )  last sunday.    A friend texted me to say he had been told about it but had no other info.  I launched from there last Thursday and don't like the idea of a noah hanging around while I am up to my thighs retrieving the boat .  Any news welcomed .

 

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facebook

Sun, 2018-04-15 21:04

Saw a video on facebook somewhere.... 

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 Footage on Facebook. Just

Sun, 2018-04-15 21:22

 Footage on Facebook. Just waiting for a mate...

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Saw the footage

Sun, 2018-04-15 21:50

today on someones phone. Was definately there but while Im no expert, it looked visibly distressed to me. Was something wrong with it for sure, in my opinion. 

Was also a large sea turtle in the canals recently

 

These things happen from time to time. Nothing to be alarmed about imo

 

 

 

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I saw the footage on facebook

Mon, 2018-04-16 01:16

To me, there certainly looked not quite right about the way the shark was swimming, I can't say exactly what it was but it just didn't seem quite right.

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bull shark

Tue, 2018-04-17 18:49

looked trapped in the lagoon.

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 This looks like a dead shark

Tue, 2018-04-17 20:03

 This looks like a dead shark swimming. Was probably dragged ashore by some noddy shark fisho for a photo and released to a slow horrible death.   

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 i dont doubt there is some

Tue, 2018-04-17 20:50

 i dont doubt there is some big ooglies swimming around down here in the marina. i have hooked an unstopable not far from the entrance . not to mention the huge rays that swim around in the estury, seen a few car bonnets myself. Also heard the story about the tiger and a bull 

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Shark sighting ----Mary Street lagoon

Sat, 2018-04-21 21:13

  Thanks to all who replied to my post.  I have been down at the lagoon several times over the last couple of days but no sightings of a shark.  However I have noticed that there is a dolphin mother and her  new calf  swimming around the mouth of the estuary  and appear to be enjoying the water there.  Its only about 100 metres from the lagoon entrance so hope they will be ok if there is shark nearby.   A friend said he had seen the video of it and estimated it was about 3 metres long . 

 

Cheers

 

Dragrush

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 I saw the video, it’s legit

Sun, 2018-04-22 08:09

 I saw the video, it’s legit and around 2-2.5m max.. looked crook. I was down that exact spot with my dog that day and most others and have never seen the shark though