Video: Divers spot rare giant “doomsday” fish with mysterious hole in Taiwan

The fish measured approximately six and a half feet long

Divers in Taiwan spotted a giant oarfish with mysterious holes in its body. The rare sea creature – nicknamed the “doomsday fish” – was spotted swimming menacingly near the Ruifang district in Taipei. CNN informed of.

It is said that while escaping from the shark attack, there were mysterious holes in its body.

In a video that is going viral on the internet, stunned divers are seen circling around the glowing fish. In fact, one of the divers even tried to touch the fish.

The caption of the video reads, “A wild experience with a rare deep-sea monster. Oarfish are large, very elongated, pelagic lampriform fish belonging to the small family Regalecidae. They inhabit areas ranging from temperate marine areas to tropical regions.” The widespread, yet rarely observed, oarfish family includes three species in two genera. One of these, the giant oarfish (Regalechus glesnae), is the longest bony fish alive, reaching 11 m (36 ft) in length. ) Happens till then.”

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According to new york postThe fish measured about 6½ feet long, which is large but not comparable to their maximum size of 36 feet long, which is the longest of any bony fish.

The Guinness Book of World Records recognized the oarfish as the longest bony fish currently known.

The presence of oarfish has long been associated with the belief of earthquakes but this has not been scientifically proven. These creatures are often found at depths ranging from 656 to 3,200 feet below the surface of the ocean.