On an old case of adult Mediterranean monk seal predation by white shark in Balearic Islands, Spain
Published online on 13. May 2015
On an old case of adult Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779) predation by white shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) in Balearic Islands, Spain
Juan A. Pujol
In 1906, a white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) was accidental trapped in Ciutadella (Balearic Islands). In its stomach was found an adult Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus), being the first chronological case of predation between both species in the Mediterranean sea.
Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. Sec. Biol., 109, 2015, 71-74