Whale Shark caught in IndonesiaHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 27. October 2011
Date: 25. October 2011
Location: Kenjeran Beach, Surabaya, East Java Province, Indonesia.
Species: Whale Shark ( Rhincodon typus ).
Size: reported to be 8 metres in length.
The shark was caught in a fisherman’s net in Madura strait.
You can see a video of the specimen in our Video Section (here).
Photo Credit: ANTARA/Eric Ireng