Mexican Fisherman lands Great White SharkHelmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
17. April 2012
Date: reported on 16. April 2012.
Location: Sonora State, Mexico.
Species: Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias).
Size: said to be ca. 6 metres in length, 1000 kg in weight.
This impressive white shark was reportedly caught in the Gulf of California off the northwestern coast of Mexico.
The source is reporting that the catch took place near ‘El Choyudo’, which is located close to Kino Bay (Bahía
de Kino) in the Municipality of Hermosillo.
Local authorities are currently investigating the circumstances which led to the capture of this rare specimen.
Update: There is also a video of an interview with the fisherman in our Video Section (HERE).
Source and Photo Credit: Conexion Total