A Giant Oarfish (1996)

A Giant Oarfish (1996)

Giant Oarfish is the longest bony fish on Earth. Although they commonly measured to 3 meters (9.8 feet) in total length, they can grow a record length of 11 meters (36 feet). They rarely seen because the Giant Oarfish lives at depths around 3,300 feet (1,000 meters).

Members of a BUD/S class display a 23-foot (7 m) giant oarfish discovered by their instructor on the beach of Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in 1996. Photo: wikipedia

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