Salmon Shark washes up on beach in Canada

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
01. December 2011

Date: 23. November 2011.

Location: Port Hardy, British Colombia, Canada.

Species: Salmon shark ( Lamna ditropis ).

Size: 150 cm in length ( fork length FL ).

The dead shark was found washed up on a beach in Carrot Park.

The salmon shark had various external injuries and it is believed that

it may have been caught in a fishing net.

Local Department of Fisheries and Oceans staff took the chance to examine

the specimen and to conduct a full necropsy.

You can read more details and see additional photos at the very informative

blog The Marine Detective (here).

Source: The Marine Detective. Photo Credit: Mandy Norrish


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