Shark seen near Morro Rock; warnings posted

Shark warnings have been posted in Morro Bay after a 10-foot-long shark was sighted Sunday near Morro Rock.

A commercial fisherman who was surfing in the area reported the shark to the harbor patrol at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday. The department went through its normal procedures of verifying the sighting, posting warnings, notifying people in the water and patrolling.

The shark was likely a white shark, according to the harbor patrol.

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