Final Saturday afternoon those that had been within the small cove of Caló des Moltons, within the municipality of Sant Joan de Labritja, Ibiza, got fairly a scare.
Swimmers who had been within the space noticed a blue shark swimming placidly very near the rocks and the shore of the seashore.
The blue shark is a shark of the Carcharhinidae household, a species that may be present in all of the world’s oceans, particularly in these the place the water is heat and temperate.
It often strikes between 60 and 300 metres deep, so it’s not frequent to see it close to the shore of a seashore.
The blue shark often prefers temperatures between eight and 21 levels Celsius, which is why in temperate waters and seas it’s often discovered at higher depths because the water temperature is decrease than within the coastal zone.
That is not the primary time a blue shark has been noticed on Ibiza’s seashores.
In mid-Could final yr, a two-metre shark was sighted within the Caló des Moro space of Sant Antoni.
Some specimens have additionally been seen in Formentera and solely the opposite week off Formentor close to Puerto Pollensa in Mallorca.
Apparently, this species of shark shouldn’t be harmful to people, because it tends to feed on fish, cephalopods corresponding to squid and a few crustaceans. It’s not a harmful species that assaults individuals, however as a precaution it’s essential to evacuate the water shortly in line with consultants.