Nowadays most of experts consider that the Great White Shark is the biggest
kind of shark. The normal maximum size of a Great White Shark is about 6 meters or equivalent to 20 feet with a maximum weight of about 1,900 kilograms. Ichthyologic works listed three great whites as the largest individuals caught. One found in South Australian waters near Port Fairy in 1870, and then a shark trapped in a herring wire in New Brunswick, Canada in 1930 and the record breaking 41.2 ft monster caught on the west coast of the Azores by Portuguese fishing trawler.