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.





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