Megamouth Records 201-

No

Date

Location

Sex

Size

Photo

Remarks

201

26 May 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

496cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

202

27 May 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

496cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

203

10 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

540cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

204

10 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

385cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

205

10 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

480cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

206

10 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

442cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

207

11 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

533cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

208

12 Jun 19

Lambayeque, Peru

F

+300cm

incidentally captured in a purse seine net Recorded data from ecOceanica

209

20 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

488cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

210

20 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

470cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

211

20 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

507cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

212

20 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

402cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

213

20 Jun 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

405cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

214

5 Jul 19

Baloy City Cagayan de Oro Philippines

?

300cm

Was caught by a fisherman and than butchered when pulled ashore.

215

7 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

539cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

216

7 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

420cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

217

7 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

615cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

218

14 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

390cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

219

16 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

351cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

220

16 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

532cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

221

28 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

439cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

222

29 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

510cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

223

30 Jul 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

350cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

224

18 Aug 19

Hualien County, Taiwan

M

482cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

225

23 Oct 19

San Diego, California, USA

?

approx 450cm

226

26 Mar 20

Liberia

M

380cm

Found dead in a gill net.

227

31 Mar 20

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

545cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

228

30 May 20

Hualien County, Taiwan

F

423cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

229

6 Jun 2

Butuan Bay in Brgy. Tinago, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte Philippines

?

approx 600cm

Shark was found entangled in a net on the beach and was safely released.

230

11 Jun 20

Tokyo Bay Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

F

600cm

231

15 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

F

582cm

Reports indicate that the next 6 Megamouths were caught by the same boat. None survived.

232

15 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

F

462cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

233

16 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

F

576cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

234

16 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

M

378cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

235

17 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

F

550cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

236

18 Jun 20

Hualien, Eastern Taiwan

F

482cm

Caught in a drift net. Dead

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