Oct 2012 – Megamouth Shark caught off Taiwan

Video uploaded by Love222Light on 16. October 2012.

In the morning of the 16th October 2012, Taiwanese fishermen caught this megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) off Shihtiping, situated on the coast of eastern Taiwan. It measured 4,29 metres in length ( excluding the caudal fin ). This catch represents the 54th recorded specimen of this rare shark species.


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