Oarfish

Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

Parasites Found During Dissection Of 18-Foot Oarfish

An 18-foot oarfish found off Catalina Island earlier this month had a host of parasites living in its serpent-like body.

10/29/2013

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‘Sea Serpent’ That Washed Ashore In Oceanside Was Egg-Carrying Female

A 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in Southern California last week was ready to become a mommy.

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2013

Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

‘Sea Serpents’ Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Year Before Japan Quake

Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?

10/21/2013

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Rare 18-Foot Oarfish Found Dead Near Catalina Island

A marine science instructor found the carcass of a rare 18-foot fish while snorkeling off the coast of Catalina Island over the weekend.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2013

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