Fishermen in the Pakistani port of Karachi caught the world’s biggest shark – ever!
They reeled in one of the biggest fish in the sea: a whale shark.
The Express Tribune, a Pakistani newspaper, reported that the 40-foot fish was first spotted ten days ago in seas about 93 miles from the city. Mehmood Khan, the owner of a local fishery, said the shark was unconscious at that time and other reports said that it was found dead Tuesday.
A large crowd gathered as a succession of cranes were brought in to lift the shark on to the pier. After several hours and a number of failed attempts, the leviathan was finally brought ashore and promptly sold for $18,750.
The whale shark was added to the World Conservation Union’s list of threatened species in 2008.
18 thoughts on “WORLD’S BIGGEST SHARK”
Is it dead? Can we eat it?
your stupid ralph
@Ralph. Too late. It is already eaten.
That would make a lot of sushi!
How many pounds on that looks real to me I am familiar to that breed 6O feet in past largest drawn this one 40 feet Liscenced fisherman caught it on purpose whats up that needs another article sushi is raw fish Jay Leno finally tried some in his host chair of Tonight Show on TELIVISION per pound did the town eat it sold for over $18 grand what about museum parts the jaws to a real nice place I hope oh and lol I swim in pools.(Your boy Ricky Foy)
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really come on thats a WHALE SHARK guys and its big but not tecnically a shark!!
Its a whale SHARK it is a breed of shark!
is it real? is it alive?is it really a shark or a wale shark? hello i was just looking for the bigest shark in the world and i came to this i state that is not a shark it a wale shark its a wale that look like a shark. you guys should not lie be couse im still in elamentry school and i can clerly tell that thats not a shark! so i proved all you people that are saying thats a shark so your welcome and it pritty sad that a elamentry schooler it telling you the defrents between a shark and a wale shark.THANK YOU!
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