01 Jun LOOK: 12-Foot Oarfish Found @ Brgy. Tablon, Cagayan de Oro City
Mga higala! A dead oarfish was found washed ashore yesterday, May 31, 2020, in Purok 3, Brgy. Tablon, Cagayan de Oro City!
The said oarfish is 12 feet and 10 inches or around 4 meters long.
ICYDK, oarfishes live deep in the ocean at 200 meters (660 ft) to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft) and is rarely seen on the surface. They can’t survive shallower turbulent water.
Check out the photos below:
To some, deep-sea creatures that end up in shallow water are a good predictor of earthquakes. And, according to Japanese folklore, oarfishes are nature’s version of prophets of doom.
Below is a video by Nor-john Cabingatan: