Rare shark visit Iloilo town
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A rare female megamouth shark got stranded on the beach of Brgy. Namocon here. The 504-centimeter long, one-ton shark was the third recorded in the Philippines and only the 24th specimen recorded from around the world, according to Dr. George H. Burgess, Director of the Florida Program for Shark Research, Florida Museum of Natural History. According to Tu Bagarinao, curator of fish World - the first and only fish museum in the Philippines - based at the Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec) here, the shark beached around 5 p.m. on November 4.
Bagarinao, T. (2004, November 14). Rare shark visits Iloilo town. Panay News, pp. 1, 16.
- Panay News