Shark washes ashore on Oregon Coast near Cannon Beach

The 8.7-foot broadnose sevengill shark was already dead when it washed up at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site on Sunday.

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — An 120-pound dead shark that was nearly 9 feet long washed ashore on the Oregon Coast on Sunday, according to the Seaside Aquarium.

The female broadnose sevengill shark was 8.7 feet long. It washed up at the south end of Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site, a few miles south of Cannon Beach. 

In a social media post, aquarium officials said the shark died prior to winding up on the beach, but that it was “still in remarkable shape.” 


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