Special Statement to NY & NJ Lifeguards Possible Shark Attack

7/26/2021 There was an unconfirmed shark attack at Jones Beach in NY this morning. A lifeguard was swimming and was bitten by something. He reported he saw a fin. The guard suffered a 1 inch injury to the leg. A drone was dispatched and as of now no sharks seen. Investigation is ongoing.

Cow-nose rays continue to appear in abundance in NJ waters today. When feeding the tips of their wings often look like small shark fins.