A great white shark was spotted Thursday morning off the coast of Nauset Beach in Orleans, according to the town and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.
“The Town of Orleans would like to report a confirmed sighting of a white shark by the A.W.S.C. research team,” said an alert posted on the Sharktivity app maintained by the Chatham-based nonprofit. “The sighting was on the north side of the Nauset Public Beach.”
The alert was posted around 8:48 a.m. Thursday.