Spanish fisherman captures rare shark

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
18. December 2011

Date: reported on 10. December 2011.

Location: Northwestern Spain.

Species: Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni).

The Spanish trawler ‘Gonzacove Dos’, which is based at the port of MarĂ­n (Pontevedra Province in Galicia),

caught this specimen in the neighboring Portuguese waters.

The source is reporting that the goblin shark was taken to the CEPESMA institute in Luarca,

located in the Principality of Asturias.

Source and Photo Credit: La Voz de Galicia.

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