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Vertical-hanging oarfish renews marvel of the sea

By Susan Scott

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 28, 2013

~~<p>Two weeks ago, several readers emailed me news stories about a snorkeler finding a dead, 18-foot-long oarfish near Santa Catalina Island, Calif. The woman and 15 helpers dragged the enormous fish to the island's beach for others to see and researchers to study.</p>
<p>Four days later, another oarfish appeared in the news. This one, 14 feet long and also dead, washed up on an Oceanside, Calif., beach about 20 miles from Santa Catalina.</p>
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Two weeks ago, several readers emailed me news stories about a snorkeler finding a dead, 18-foot-long oarfish near Santa Catalina Island, Calif. The woman and 15 helpers dragged the enormous fish to the island's beach for others to see and researchers to study.

Four days later, another oarfish appeared in the news. This one, 14 feet long and also dead, washed up on an Oceanside, Calif., beach about 20 miles from Santa Catalina. Login for more...



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