August 8, 2022
Orfish over 5m caught in Chile

A huge 5.8-meter paddlefish is fishing off the coast of Chile, residents fear an upcoming earthquake

One paddle (also known as Regaleco and king-of-herring) of enormous size was caught by fishermen off the coast of northernmost Chile on Monday morning (11/7). Arica residents gather on a pier while transporting silverfish from the sea.

Images shared on TikTok show the long bony fish elevating the head as proud fishermen carry them onto land. medium fish 5.8 meters longAccording to the website “Then24”. The average size of the species is 3 meters.

The rare deep sea fish has become a popular legend for them Supposed forces to predict the futureespecially after 2011, when dozens of creatures were seen in Japan before the deadly earthquake in Japan Fukushima (Japan).

In another similar episode, on June 11, 2020, a paddle fish was found in Cozumel (Mexico), and ten days later there was Magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Richter A tsunami warning was issued for several countries in the region.

The video garnered 10 million likes, but it also raised concerns for locals who feared an earthquake.

More than 5 million Orfish have been caught in Chile Image: clone/Tik Tok

Oarfish fishing off the coast of Chile
Orfish caught off the coast of Chile Photo: Breed

“Oarfish live in the depths. They say that when they start to rise to the surface, it’s because of the movement of the tectonic plates”One netizen commented.

As some people think so Whoever finds such a fish is cursed.

Monkey fish live in deep waters and only return to the surface when they get sick, die or reproduce, prompting speculation that they may return to the surface with changes in climate – although this theory has yet to be confirmed.