Another Sixgill Shark netted in Turkey

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,

Date: 16. October 2011.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey.

Species: Bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus).

Size: reported to be 4,20 metres in length, 900 kg in weight ( must be an overestimate ).

The shark was caught in the Sea of Marmara and displayed by a fishmonger in Ümraniye, a district of Istanbul.

There is a video of the specimen in our Video Section (here).

Source and Photo Credit: DHA Dogan News Agency

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