New record of a Sixgill Shark from TurkeyHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 14. November 2011
Date: reported on 14. November 2011.
Location: Bursa Province, Turkey.
Species: Bluntnose sixgill shark ( Hexanchus griseus ).
Size: said to be 3,20 metres in length and 312 kg in weight.
The specimen was caught in a fishing net in the Sea of Marmara ( ‘Karacabey Strait’ )
and will be given to the University of Istanbul for research purposes.
Source and Photo Credit: Cumra Postasi Gazetesi.