October 31, 2012
The same unnamed fisherman who caught a great white shark in July and another early September reeled in two more off of the Manhattan Beach Pier Tuesday.
The first great white, measuring 5 to 6 feet, was caught around 10:30 a.m. The second one, measuring around 8 feet, was caught around 12:30 p.m., said director of Roundhouse Aquarium Eric Martin, who witnessed both events.
After being reeled to the surface, both sharks were cut loose, Martin said, as great white sharks are protected by federal law and have to be released when caught.
“He’s not putting blood in the water,” Martin said. “As long as he’s catching them and I’m around to cut it, that’s totally fine.”
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