KARACHI: An 18-ft long giant whale shark weighing around 300-350 kilograms has been caught by local fishermen near Karachi, Aaj News reported.
The marine giant caught attention of large number of visitors when it was brought to the KFH. The giant fish was netted near Phor in Sonmiani on Wednesday morning officials of the Fisheries Department told APP.
Fishermen said Tiger Shark is not usually found in Pakistani waters but this particular one might have lost its way.
The shark has now been brought to Karachi by fishermen and it will be sold out in the market. The marine specie had reportedly died before it got caught in the net.