According to the Van Courier, she and her friend Tami Ryder called the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to report the finding, said her husband is a diver and took immediate interest, looking up the various types of sharks that are in B.C. waters. They believe what she found may be a sixgill shark.
The dogfish is apparently most common of all 14 sharks found in BC waters, and maybe we should become better acquainted with them: UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries predicted great whites and more species could become sighted more often in our waters due to climate change
PEAK listener Christine Rego was out for her usual afternoon beach walk at Centennial Beach in south Delta when she stumbled upon what appears to be a dead spiny dogfish shark.