Great White Shark caught in Japan earlier this yearHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
02. April 2012
Date: 01. February 2012.
Location: Kyushu Island, Japan.
Species: Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias).
The white shark got entangled in a set-net off the coast of Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu,
the southernmost island of Japan. The source does not provide much details about this capture.
In November 2010, a bigger specimen was caught in Kochi Prefecture, which is also located
in the southern part of Japan (see here).
Source and Photo Credit: Zanmai fish life blog.