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July 22, 2013

Mako Caught Off Wales

Dateline 19th July 2013.

Actor Julian Lewis Jones caught a 200lb (90 kg) shortfin mako shark off Pembrokeshire. The shark was approximately 6ft long and it is not clear whether it was successfully released or killed.

Makos are endangered and are rare in UK waters. The Society hopes it was successfully released but fears it may have been killed. If anyone knows what actually happened to this shark please call or e-mail the SCS office - 01288 352608.

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