[Watch] Huge whale shark rescued in Odisha sea
Gopalpur: A huge whale shark fish was rescued after being caught in fishnet laid by fishermen in Gopalpur sea in Odisha’s Ganjam district today.
The shark was found struggling in sea waves to come out of the fishnet in the morning.
Later, the fishermen carefully rescued the aquatic animal from the fishnet and released it into the sea.
Worth mentioning, the whale shark is the world’s largest living shark and the largest living fish in the sea. Often, they are found swimming near the surface of the open sea. They gulp in water and filter everything from plankton and fish eggs to crustaceans and schooling fish. Despite their size, they are considered harmless to humans.