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A Blue shark washed up along the beach near the boundary of Brgy Waterfall and Baliwagan in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Wednesday night, May 12, 2021. The shark had a wound on its fin and was already weak when found by fishermen. It died later and was buried along the beach. Blue shark is classified as Near Threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

The shark measured 3 meters long and weighed at least 300 kilos. Photos below courtesy of Aljun Fermo.

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