Giant shark caught off coast of Abruzzo
About 700 kg of illegal shark meat seized near Rome09 October, 17:47
The giant shark was approximately seven meters long and was caught about 40 kilometres off the Abruzzo coast, police said.
The fish yielded about 700 kg of meat that was destined for tables in the Rome area before police seized the fishermen and the captain of their boat.
The meat was later found in a market in Guidonia Montecelio, located about 20 kilometres north of Rome.