A tagged shark has been detected at Lighthouse Beach, Ballina.
A tagged shark has been detected at Lighthouse Beach, Ballina.

Shark alert: Morning surfers urged to take care

ANYONE heading for their morning surf at Lighthouse Beach at Ballina this morning is being warned that a great white shark has been detected in the area.

Dorsal Shark Reports this morning posted on Facebook that a great white shark had been officially detected at the beach at 7.36am.

DPI Fisheries advised the white shark was a tagged shark.

It was pinged again at the Lighthouse Beach receiver at 7.41am and again at 7.52am according to SharkSmart.

SharkSmart also reported that a 2.6m female white shark was caught on SMART drumlines at Main Beach, Evans Head on Wednesday afternoon.

The shark was tagged and released offshore.

This female white shark was caught on SMART drumlines at Main Beach, Evans Head on Wednesday.
This female white shark was caught on SMART drumlines at Main Beach, Evans Head on Wednesday.


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