Some fishermen in the port of Owase, mie prefecture, Japan were surprised when they caught a giant wide-mouth shark.
This wide mouth shark weighs 1 ton and is about 5 meters long
The fish was sold to a local fishmonger
The about shark has the scientific name megamouth
Since 1976, people haʋe discoʋered a ᴛoᴛal of aƄouᴛ 60 indiʋiduals of wideмouth sharks.
The majority of the widemouth sharks are found in the waters off Japan and the philippines.
The main food of the broadmouth shark is plankton.