The Largest Bull Shark Known to Science Was Caught in a River in South Africa
According to Wikipedia, the bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) "also known as "the "Zambezi shark" (informally "zambi") in Africa, and "Lake Nicaragua shark" in Nicaragua, is a requiem shark commonly found worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers. It is known for its aggressive nature, and presence in warm, shallow brackish and freshwater systems including estuaries and rivers."
The Largest Recorded White Shark was Dubbed "El Monstruo"
Great White sharkPhoto by Laura College on Unsplash. Tales of monstrously huge Great White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) roaming the seas have been floating around for a long time. Some have even been captured but their size has not been correctly verified due to problems with measurements.
This Great White Was Listed On the Guinness Book of World Records
Great White sharkPhoto by Oleksandr Sushko on Unsplash. A massive Great White captured off the waters of Southern Australia was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as one of the two largest Great Whites ever to be caught. Even though it is said to have measured a cool 36 feet, this has since been disputed by scientists.
A Great White Dubbed the Canada Shark Is the Longest Accurately Measured Shark Ever Recorded
In 1988 fisherman David McKendrick found a massive Great White tangled in his nets while fishing Canada’s Prince Edward Island. The shark, however, died before it could be brought to the surface. As per reports, the Canadian Shark Research Center considers the Canada Shark, as the world’s largest accurately measured great white at 20 feet (6.1 meters) in length.
The Deep Blue is the Largest Great White Shark Ever Caught on Camera
Great White SharkPhoto by Gerald Schömbs on Unsplash. The Deep Blue, dubbed the queen of the ocean, is the largest great white shark ever caught on camera by marine biologists and scientists. Even though this Great White was known to roam the seas since the 90s, it was not until 2013 that pictures and footage of the shark emerged.