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A few days prior to the whale's discovery, marine science instructor Jasmine Santana found the 18-foot-long body of an oarfish while snorkeling off the coast of nearby Catalina Island.
Deep-sea oarfish are the spitting-image of sea serpents.
Marine biologists are eager to learn more about the oarfish and its neighbors—surprisingly, so are biomechanicists.
A marine biology instructor spotted the carcass of an 18-foot oarfish — nature’s answer to the mythical sea serpent — while snorkeling.
Earlier this month, an oarfish, a creature usually found in mesopelagic zones 200 to 1,000 feet below sea level, became the subject of fascination after surfacing in Carmen, Agusan Del Norte.
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