Whale shark caught in cargo ship’s rear

A dead whale shark was found caught in the rear part of an international cargo vessel that arrived at the Cebu International Port (CIP) here early morning Monday.

Quarantine officials of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) found the dead whale shark caught in the “icebreaker” of the M/V Elena during the inspection of the vessel when it docked at CIP at 2 a.m. Monday.