Oarfish Animal Pictures

Regalecus glesne

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giant oarfish, Regalecus glesne so called king of herrings source of sea serpent sightings, 3d rendering

Giant Oarfish
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The Giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne) holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest bony fish in the world.

Oar fish Skeleton

Oarfish Skeleton
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The oarfish resembles a giant snake or dragon because of their elongated bodies.

giant oarfish, beautiful Regalecus glesne so called king of herrings source of sea serpent sightings, 3d illustration

Giant Oarfish
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These serpent-like fish live in habitats as far down as 3000 feet, and the shallowest waters they inhabit are around 600 feet below the surface.