Giant herring found in Sweden

May 12, 2010 by Post Team 

Giant herring found in SwedenGiant herring found in Sweden:The Regalecus Glesner, Known as the King of Herrings or Giant Oarfish, Was found dead in the small fishing village of Bovallstrand on Sweden’s west coast, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from the Norwegian border.

“Down at the water, There Was something big floating. At first we Thought it Was a big piece of plastic. But Then We saw an eye. I went down to check and Saw That It Was this extremely strange fish,” Kurt Ove Eriksson , the passer-by WHO found the specimen, Told Svenska Dagbladet daily.

The Rarely seen Regalecus, the world’s longest bony fish, can Reach up to 12 meters.

“The last time we saw the King of Herrings Was in Sweden in 1879,” the House of the Sea museum in Lysekil, Where Was Taken to the fish, said in a statement.

“We do not know much about the species,” it said, “but believe it Lives in deep waters, at least 1000 meters (3280 feet) deep, and many believe it’s at the origin myth of the sea serpent,” or stories of mythological creatures is like the Loch Ness Monster.

The dead fish, Which Was frozen at the museum, Had a deep cut-through body and STI STI missing Was beautiful, typical back end, the museum said, Adding the fish might be added to an exhibit on sea monsters Later this year planned.

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