Great white shark found cut into pieces in South Australia

A great white shark has been found cut into pieces in South Australia’s southeast.

Two people are assisting with enquiries by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) Fisheries Officers after the suspected dismembered shark was discovered near Kingsford.

In a statement, PIRSA reminded the public that such acts are prosecutable, with fines up to $100,000 and a maximum two year jail sentence issued to those found guilty, the ABC reported.

It is illegal to take or injure a Great White Shark. Source: Getty, file.

To take, injure, interfere or possess a great white shark or any part of a great white shark is deemed as a serious offence.

Any members of the public who are aware of a great white shark being taken, or anyone who possesses part of a great white shark, including jaws and teeth, are encouraged to contact Fishwatch on 1800 065 522.

Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.

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