Another Whale Shark caught in ChinaHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
12. October 2011
Date: 09. October 2011.
Location: Jishan Port, Zhejiang Province, China.
Species: Whale shark ( Rhincodon typus ).
Size: said to be 11 metres in length, ca. 15 tons in weight.
The shark was found dead, entangled in a fishing net in China’s Yellow Sea.
This is the second report of a whale shark capture in Zhejiang Province
within the last three weeks (1st specimen).
Source and Photo Credit: People’s Daily Online.