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Giant Oarfish Washes Ashore in California

A marine biologist came across an 18-foot-long oarfish Sunday, while snorkeling with colleagues in Toyon Bay, about 22 miles off the Port of Los Angeles. Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) marine science instructor Jasmine Santana noticed a snake-like object shimmering in the water, with eyes the size of silver dollars. “Her first reaction was to approach with caution, until she …

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