Thresher Shark caught in France
Date: 29. August 2011
Location: Gruissan, Gulf of Lion (Mediterranean Sea), France.
Species: Thresher shark ( Alopias vulpinus ).
Size: 4.30 metres in length, 185 kg (407.855 lb).
The catch was made 12 km offshore by the boat “l’Armissanot”.
It took the angler about 5 hours to reel in the shark.
Source and Photo: lindependant.fr