Monday, March 23, 2015

Extremely rare Megamouth shark found in Cagayan de Oro City.

Strange and very rare shark found dead in the sea surface of Barangay Bayabas of Cagayan de Oro City last weekend, the strange shark got tangled in the fisherman's net. Jojo Cabatuan the fisherman saw the shark on his net last Saturday.

"Kung iiwan naming sa dagat, mangangamoy lang din yan.  Ngayon lang ako nakakita ng megamouth shark sa 38 years ko bilang mangingisda,"  Cabatuan said.

The local residents buried the shark right after they remove it from the fisherman's net. The shark known to be the Megamouth shark is one of the extremely rare species of deepwater shark and it is the smallest kind of plantivorous sharks besides the popular whale and basking shark.

According to the residents the Megamouth they found is measured 12 by two feet weighing 1 ton.


Below is the video of Megamouth shark by 
Discovery Channel

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