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Megamouth

Megamouth Shark #54: Caught off eastern Taiwan

October 16, 2012
Source of Information:
Victor Lin
A female Megamouth shark was caught off eastern Taiwan on Oct 16th, 2012. It measured 429 cm without its tail which was broken when the shark was hauled back to the harbor. The fish dealer who purchased the shark estimated the shark would have been 6 m TL. The shark was estimated to weigh 800~900kg. The organs were preserved and donated to a university and the meat was sold.

megamouth
Victor Lin


megamouth
Victor Lin