A ‘large shark’ has been sighted near the shore of Falmouth Beach by a surfer, according to Tasmania Police.
In a Facebook post, Tasmania Police advised North East residents remain aware.
This marks the third shark encounter in Tasmanian waters in four weeks.
In other news:
On July 17, a great white shark pulled a 10-year-old boy from a boat near Stanley – the boy survived with lacerations to his arms, head and chest.
On July 29, a man and his son encountered a great white shark near Tenth Island off Beechford, capturing footage of the nearly four-metre creature splashing close to their boat.