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A Whale Of A Tale

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Keyport, New Jersey (My9NJ) -

 So far this summer it hasn’t been that rare to see sharks off the Jersey Coast, but now there have even been sightings of whales as well!

Over the weekend, boaters caught a hump-back whale on video off the coast of Keyport, New Jersey swimming in the Raritan Bay. These whales are endangered species but it isn't that unheard of to see them traveling along the Eastern Seaboard.

According to Marine Biologists, the whales are following their prey into nearby shore waters. Many people are continually seeing whales while boating and videos are popping up all over the internet.

Hans Pedersen & Son's Boating Company is near the Raritan Bay. Captain Wade Pedersen confirmed that whales are no stranger to these waters.

"In the area around the Verrazano Bridge between Sandy Hook it's a common occurrence," he explained.

Who knew that whale watching was available at the Jersey Shore?

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