Meet the Giant Oarfish

Picture credit: kalambo
Picture credit: kalambo

Warning: you might want to quit your job immediately to go out and find a giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne).

This fish is beyond huge and crazy looking. Also, these guys are thought to predict earthquakes. Please sit down in case you faint from this dose of amazing.

Video Credit: Mark C. Benfield

“Meet the…” is a collaboration between The Finch & Pea and Nature Afield to bring Nature’s amazing creatures into your home.

Author: Heidi Kay Smith

Biology PhD student on the cusp of finishing and moving on to a postdoc in the behavioral ecology of amphibians. I blog to share my thoughts, ideas, and general feelings of awe of the natural world.

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