Rig sharks + eagle rays, Wellington waterfront

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Rig sharks + eagle rays, Wellington waterfront

Postby Michael Szabo » Tue Jan 03, 2023 7:45 am

These phone shot video clips were posted to Facebook yesterday showing rig sharks and eagle rays in the shallows at Whairepo lagoon and Clyde Quay boat marina on the Wellington waterfront:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1449950 ... nt_mention

https://www.facebook.com/10006743931082 ... 358589677/
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Re: Rig sharks + eagle rays, Wellington waterfront

Postby Michael Szabo » Wed Jan 04, 2023 8:58 pm

I saw at least 7 rig sharks and 3 eagle rays at Clyde Quay boat harbour this evening at 7.15pm. I've posted this clip to Facebook of a couple of sharks swimming near the surface:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1449950 ... 349728160/
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