A beautiful white shark killed in net in Fish Hoek

  The experimental whelk farming in Fish hoek has claimed its first white shark.  The 4.3m female white shark swallowed the entire whelk pot and the large pot  became stuck in  its gill. To be honest, I had never even heard of a whelk net and even though I had seen the buoys which are only a few hundred metres from the beach I just thought they had something to do with the exclusion nets that they want to put up in Fish Hoek. Fishing  for whelks ( sea snails) with whelk pots, is a lot like fishing for lobsters or crayfish. You [...]

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