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New sharks headed for UK… 17 July 2018

New shark species could be swimming towards UK as seas warm (via Belfast Telegraph)

But protection is needed for those already in UK waters in the face of over–fishing, climate change and plastic pollution, experts warn.

A new study has revealed 10 species of sharks currently found in warmer parts of the world, such as hammerheads and blacktip sharks, may be swimming in British seas within 30 years as the climate changes.

And a new “shark map” reveals the places where the fish are already found in UK waters.

It names Cornwall as the country’s shark capital with at least 20 species found off the coast, followed by the Scilly Isles and Devon.

An estimated 10 million small and 100,000 larger sharks from 40 different species are found in the seas around the UK.

Read more via Belfast Telegraph…