Male 5.5 m in length, was found near the Mexican island of Guadeloupe. This specimen was killed the previous record for the team, 5.1 meters long shark, a female white shark they named Kimel. Both records were informal and not recorded by the formal organization.
New champion gave the Apaches on the model of a ship captain from Bret dog Maggie, from the show One shark that is broadcast on National Geographic Television.
The two-ton, Apache has provided a strong resistance, at one point they almost did not free - said expedition leader Chris Fisher.
Struggle with Apačijem is something we have not experienced - added Fischer.
When he was pulled aboard, the team put in a shark satellite transmitter, took a blood sample and then released back into the sea.
He was frightened, and the body had a large scar, then we might say that this is a tough guy - Fischer said - I was impressed at the same time humbly stand beside him.