Shark in Benidorm causes bathers to flee the sea


A shark sighting on one of Benidorm’s popular beaches, Levante Beach. The sighting has been featured on Twitter by Micky @shanksy03.

The shark that can be seen is suspected to be a thresher shark, a similar shark was washed ashore in 2015. Currently Benidorm has anti-shark nets surrounding its four main beaches, it is though however these may have been damaged in recent storms.

There are 15 potentially dangerous sharks that call the Mediterranean their home out of 46 different species elsewhere.