Shark washed ashore in St. Augustine

St. Augustine, FL. — St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office found a dead sand shark that washed up on the beach.

Sand sharks are typically found in shallow water, usually at or near the bottom, along tropical and temperate coastlines of all oceans.

The “sand” portion of these sharks name comes from them swimming so close to shorelines and coasts.

These sharks can be dangerous to humans.

Beach resource deputies are working to remove the shark.