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Large tiger shark spotted in waters off Lanikai Beach

LANIKAI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A large tiger shark was spotted in waters approximately 100 yards off of Lanikai Beach in Kailua on Thursday morning, according to Marine Corps Base Hawaii spokesperson.

According to reports, a tiger shark estimated to be 15-feet in length was spotted by a civilian aircraft flying over the area. The civilian aircraft then reported the shark sighting to the air control tower at the MCBH.

A representative from the Department of Ocean Safety says they are looking into reports of a shark sighting in the area. No further action has been taken at this time.

We will have more information on this developing story as soon as it becomes available.

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