Isle of Wight - 1912 map
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Thresher sharks are harmless to man and are rarely seen in British waters, they are usually found in the warmer mid-Atlantic.

The largest one ever caught in British waters was caught off the Isle of Wight in 2013 measured at 14ft and weighing around 550lbs.




 

 

 

Isle of Wight - 1912