Greece: Basking shark caught in Crete
Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine,
Date: reported on 06th of April 2017
Location: Agia Galini, Crete Island, Greece.
Species: Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)
Size: said to be up to 7 metres in length.
Sources: e-mesara and Eπιλεκτικά Selectively (video embedded below).
The specimen was found entangled in a fishing net in the Gulf of Messara, near Agia Galini, which is located on the southern coast of Crete.