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Oarfish, Fish World's Longest Living The Guinness World Record Version

Oarfish, Ikan Terpanjang Di Dunia Yang Masih Hidup Versi Guinnes World Record
Oarfish fish are large, elongated, pelagic fish are composed Lampriform Regalecidae family of families. Found in the tropical ocean to ocean but rarely seen, oarfish family contains four species in two genera.
One of them, the king of herrings (Regalecus glesne), listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest bony fish still alive, record-sized fish ever caught up to 17 meters (56 feet).
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Oarfish Regalecus glesne December 26th 1993 Isla San Marcos BCS Mexico
Oarfish name is presumably in reference because they are elongated body size, they swim using their pelvic fins.
Regalecidae family name is derived from the Latin regalis, meaning "royal".
Oarfish occasionally washed up on shore after the storm, and habits they lie on the surface when sick or dying, making oarfish be a source of many legends about a monster or a dragon snake.
Although this species is greater in commercial fishing activities (for a fraction) or fisherman fish finder, but oarfish rarely caught alive; meat because they are not so favored gelatinnya consistency.

In 2001 a oarfish filmed and in situ: 1.5 meter fish was discovered by a group of U.S. Navy personnel during the buoy in the Bahamas.
Oarfish was observed for pushing himself through fashion amiiform swim, that is, rhythmically undulating the dorsal fin while keeping the body itself straight. May indicate feeding posture, how to oarfish beranng has been observed in a vertical orientation, with their long axis perpendicular to the surface of the sea. In this manner the light would silhouette prey downstreaming oarfishes', making them easier to spot.

In July 2008, the scientists captured rare footage of fish swimming in their natural habitat of the Gulf of Mexico. This is the review had confirmed pertamjavascript: void (0) a of a oarfish in depth, as most specimens were found dead or stranded at sea level. The fish was estimated beukuran between 5 m - 10 m.

From December 2009 to March 2010, an unusual amount of oarfish slim Regalecus russelii (竜宮 の 使い "Ryūgū-No-Tsukai",), known in Japanese folklore as a messenger from Lord of the Sea Palace, appeared in Japanese waters and beaches;. appearance is said to predict earthquakes

Fish Oarfish look at swimming in the shallow surface at Isla San Marcos BSC Mexico. This photo was taken from a distance of 500 meters with 70mm lens.
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Oarfish Regalecus glesne September 1th 2007 Isla San Marcos BCS Mexico
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Oarfish Regalecus glesne July 21th 1998 Isla San Marcos BCS Mexico
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oarfish
http://www.islasanmarcos.com/oarfish.html

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on May, Wednesday 11/2011 16:19 by woles