Whale Shark caught in ChinaHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 27. September 2011
Date: 21. September 2011.
Location: Port of Shipu, Xiangshan Peninsula, Zhejiang Province, China.
Species: Whale shark ( Rhincodon typus ).
Size: reported to be 11 metres in length and weighing 6 tons.
The shark was found entangled in a fishing net about 100 sea miles away from Shipu.
It was sold to a merchant from Wenzhou City.
Source and photo: cnnb.com.cn