The sixgill sharks, Hexanchus, are a genus of deepwater sharks in the family Hexanchidae. These sharks are characterized by broad pointed heads, six pairs of gill slits, comb-like, yellow lower teeth, and a long tail. It can grow up to 5 m (18 ft) long and weigh over 600 kg (1320 lb). They are abyssal plain scavengers.
This six gill shark 2000 lb - 900 kg shark was landed in Turkey by a commercial fisherman.
This huge shark was caught by a Turkish fishermen in the Gulf of Saros. It was 2200 lb - 1000 kg.
An huge six gill shark caught off Kuşadası, Aydın Province, Turkey; afish of more than 1300 lb - 600 kg