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Odisha: Rare Whale Shark Caught Off Dhamra Coast, Sold At Rs 7.49 Lakh


25 September 2019

Pramod Kumar Das


Bhadrak: A fishermen group of Chandbali caught a whale shark weighing over one quintal off Dhamra coast one day back. The fish was sold to a Chennai-based pharmaceutical company for Rs 7.49 lakh.

While the weight of the fish is 107 kg, it was priced at Rs 7,000 per kilogram, said sources.

There was a huge crowd on the shore to catch a glimpse of this rare species. According to sources, this shark is found mostly in the Pacific and Indian oceans.