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Least Concern #23 Megamouth Shark (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugDec 4, 2021, 10:46:27 AM

The Megamouth Shark is a species of deepwater shark and can be found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters and is listed as least concern on the endangered species list.

Reasons for least concern status - Overfishing (bycatching).

Conservation efforts: Unknown 

Megamouth Shark Facts - 

Science Name: Megachasma pelagios

Size: 4 - 7 m 

Weight: 1,215 kg

Native Locations: worldwide in tropical and temperate waters 

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)


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