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Record Mako Shark Caught

Good Lord! I’m glad this  gigantic shark was not caught in one of our GREAT LAKES! A sport-fisherman reeled in this huge Mako Shark off the Southern California coast that tipped scales and threatened records. But conservationists criticized the catch, saying shark populations are vulnerable to over fishing worldwide. The female shark caught Monday off Huntington Beach weighed in at just over 1,323 pounds. It was 11 feet long and measured 8 feet around its thick midsection, said Kent Williams, a California-certified fish weight master and owner […]

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