Ocean Explorium welcomes baby shark
The Ocean Explorium in New Bedford has new mouth to feed.
A whitespotted bamboo shark hatched Sunday morning. The baby shark measures about 6 inches long and has bands of contrasting color.
Explorium officials say three more shark eggs are about to hatch.
The whitespotted bamboo shark is one of three species exhibited in the ray and shark touch tank within the Ocean Explorium, along with the Atlantic stingray and the cownose ray.
The Ocean Explorium is located at 174 Union St. in downtown New Bedford.