THE LONGEST FISH OF THE WORLD : OARFISH

The Oarfish is thought to be the world’s longest bony fish, a group that includes almost all fish except sharks and rays (whale sharks are the largest fish in the ocean). These fish can reach a length of over 50 feet (15 meters) and weigh as much as 6oo pounds (272 kilograms).The silvery fish are sometimes called the “king of herrings” because of their superficial resemblance to the smaller fish, but they are named oarfish because of their long pectoral fins, which resemble oars.
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