Dead Basking Shark in Italy – January 2013

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Video uploaded by Eleonora de Sabata on 03. February 2013:

In January 2013, a 6 metres long basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) was found stranded in Mola di Bari, a coastal town in the Southern Italian region of Apulia. Simona Clò examined the specimen and took tissue samples for ‘Operation Basking Shark ‘ (Operazione Squalo Elefante, www.squaloelefante.it).

 

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