15-foot rare megamouth shark washes up dead in Albay
Photo via Rosalinda Sariola
Immediately, they notified the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) about their strange discovery.
Nonie Enolva, head of the BFAR-Regional Emergency Stranding Response Team (BFAR-RESRT), identified the sea creature as a megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios).
Only less than 50 sightings have, in fact, been recorded worldwide.
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