June 19, 2013 –
The very rare oarfish has been captured alive on high-quality video in its natural habitat for the first time in history!
The oarfish's body and fins, which can grow up to 17 metres (55 feet), are very long and thin. It has inspired several sea monster stories since it was first described in 1772.
Until now oarfish had only ever been seen washed up on beaches dead or dying, which made it very hard for scientists to le ...... Read more