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Megamouth

Megamouth Shark #30 Captured Off Taiwan

May 02, 2005


Release from: John Y. Wang and Shih-Chu Yang


Megamouth #30 was caught by ocean sunfish drift-netters and landed at Hualien Port off the central east coast of Taiwan. The fishermen described the fish as a "big mouthed shark with no teeth". It weighed 580 kg and was sold at market for human consumption.