Awesome shark snagged by Devon fishermen

A porbeagle shark caught off north Devon makes an awesome sight as it is reeled in by fishermen.

The large female was freed but conservationists the Shark Trust warned that sharks are often pregnant at this time of year could become fatally exhausted when caught.

Porbeagles are related to notorious great whites but are renowned for their inquisitiveness and are not a threat to humans said the trust.