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Expert from Long Island Aquarium talks sharks in our area, safety tips

Posted at 8:30 AM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 08:43:40-04

LONG ISLAND — After a recent uptick in shark sightings off Long Island, Senior Aquarist Noel Heinsohn from the Long Island Aquarium shares some interesting facts about sharks in our area.

Plus, what you should know about how to stay safe when swimming in the ocean and how to avoid attracting or disrupting any nearby sharks.

Watch PIX11's report on the recent shark sightings:

Shark sightings off LI coastline close several beaches for swimming for third straight day: officials