BEIHAI, CHINA - MAY 12:(CHINA OUT)
6.3-meter-long Huge Whale Shark Caught In Beihai
A general view of a huge whale shark caught unintentionally by two Guangdong trawlers near Xieyang Island in Beihai, Guangxi Province of China. The 6.3-meter-long, 2.9-meter-wide whale shark has a 1.4-meter-wide mouth and weighs about 1,000 kilograms. A fisherman surnamed Huang said it was the first time to catch such a huge fish and according to local customs they freed it back to sea the next day.