Watch: You have to see this awesome footage of spinner sharks by East Hampton


Look at these sharks off Long Island nailing their triple axels!

East End-based photographer and videographer Sutton Lynch captured amazing footage of spinner sharks near East Hampton this summer. He shared it on his Instagram.

“I watch these animals all summer long, typically cruising through schools of menhaden in groups of 3 to 50,” he wrote in his caption. “They can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, migrating into New York in the late spring / early summer months, and returning South in the fall.”

Spinner sharks, known scientifically as Carcharhinus brevipinna, leap out of the water for hunting purposes, according to They can leap as high as 20 feet in the air and can rotate up to three times. Read more here.

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