Another Sixgill Shark netted in TurkeyHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 18.10.2011
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