Great White Shark, photo courtesy Wkimedia Commons.

Great White Shark, photo courtesy Wkimedia Commons.

Six great white sharks have been spotted in the ocean near the remote Monomoy islands off Chatham [Massachusetts].

All the sharks were spotted by George Breen, a pilot for Cape Cod Shark Hunters.

The area of Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge near where the sharks were spotted is usually only accessible by boat, after a newly formed inlet cut off foot access to many of the beaches, said Dave Brownlie, Monomoy refuge manager. No beaches at the refuge were closed due to the sightings.

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