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Victorian teen fights mako shark for two hours before wild catch



A 15-year-old boy has reeled in a 125 kilogram shark after a gruelling two hours battle off the coast of Victoria.

Lewis Hameka caught the mako shark while fishing 70 kilometres offshore from Portland on Tuesday.

The monster shark, which was taller than Lewis, was one of the biggest weighed in Portland, which is about 347km from Melbourne.

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Mako sharks inhabit all waters across the globe, however larger concentrations are found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

They can reach a maximum length of 4.3 metres.

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