In keeping with Bangor Day by day Information, Popham Seashore State Park was once closed lower than an hour after the shark sighting was once reported at 5:20 p.m. native time.
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app showed the seaside closure. The seaside reopened Thursday morning.
The app additionally reported an unconfirmed sighting off Small Level, Maine, remaining week.
Shark sightings have closed East Coast seashores all over July.
Tens of showed sightings were tracked on Sharktivity in the waters close to Massachusetts’ Cape Cod.
For New York beachgoers, bites were widespread.
“ISAF has now not but showed shark involvement in all circumstances. All sufferers survived with reasonably minor accidents,” it stated.
ISAF stated simplest 12 unprovoked bites were recorded in New York’s historical past previous to this 12 months, none of which have been deadly.
It famous that there’s a nursery for sand tiger sharks positioned off Hearth Island, New York.
Scientists additionally cite warming ocean temperatures and a resurgence of bunker fish for the rise in sightings.