Rare Fish Giant Was Two Centuries Was Arrested

Okezone.com - A Shortraker Rockfish (Sebastes borealis) giant gets caught in Alaska by a fisherman named Henry Liebman. The red fish weighing up to 40 pounds (more than 18 kilograms) with a length of approximately 41 inches or 104 centimeters.

The heavy beat the world record for the heaviest fish that were previously said to be 35 pounds. This is quite impressive, considering the experts have confirmed that these fish have reached the age of 200 years.

Wikipedia explains, Shortraker Rockfish is a type of fish that live off the coast. Generally, these fish have a length of more than 39 inches (approximately more than one meter) and weighs approximately 44 pounds or 20 kilograms. Shortraker rockfish are found at depths of 300-400 meters sea.

Reported by Softpedia, Thursday (07/04/2013), like a tree that can be seen through hoops age years (annual ring) on the stem that is still attached to the ground, circle contained in fish bones can indicate how old it is.

Be seen how many of his circle, the experts concluded that the Rockfish Shortraker lived two centuries ago. however, to be further investigated fish samples were sent to Juneau, United States (U.S.).