Image: Oarfish Regalecus glesne

Oarfish Regalecus glesne

A 4 m long Oarfish washed ashore at Anna Marie Island, South of Tampa Bay, Florida, March 2002. It was initially assumed that the damage towards the tail of the fish resulted from an encounter with a boat propeller. This proved  to be incorrect.

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