Video:Fisherman gaffs protected great white shark?

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A disturbing video showing fisherman gaffing what appears to be a protected great white shark has been posted on social media. (updated below) In the video, which was posted to Facebook by Mike Hefner, a shark that appears to be a juvenile great white shark is pulled from the water and up the side of the Huntington Beach Pier by fishermen using a long rope with a hook which appears to be lodged in the shark gills.   Another image, posted later, shows the damaged gills were split and bleeding.…

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