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Megamouth



Megamouth Shark # 52 Caught Off Eastern Taiwan

June 19, 2010
Sources of Information and Photographs:
Victor Lin

A megamouth shark was purchased by a fish dealer in North East Taiwan however it was in poor condition, described as tattered and broken or perhaps even cut open. The jaw was saved and photos taken by Mr. Victor Lin. Since the remaining body was not intact, Mr. Lin estimated the following for this specimen:

Length: unknown
Weight: around 770kg
Sex: unknown
Location: Eastern Taiwan


He also noted that megamouth sharks are mainly captured in Taiwan during May to July.

Megamouth #50: Jaw
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Megamouth #50: Jaw
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Megamouth #50: Jaw
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Megamouth #50: Jaw
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Megamouth #50
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Megamouth #50
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Megamouth #50
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