Great White Shark caught @ Fish Hoek

Thanks to supporter Danie Olivier for sending this through…

Herewith the pictures of the 4.3m Great White Shark that was discovered in the Bay at Fish Hoek beach on Sunday, 11 March 2012. 

The carcass was towed to the Simons Town Naval base by the Shark Explorer vessel of the Department of Environmental Affairs  Oceans & Coasts Branch (Marine & Coastal Management).  City Solid Waste Management transported the carcass to the facility of the Department of Environmental Affairs in Paarden Eiland.
 
A necropsy will be undertaken by scientists of the Department of Environmental Affairs to establish the cause of death of the great white shark.
 
It is believed that the shark is between 10 and 15 years old.  It was discovered when the shark spotters raised the whelk nets.

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