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THIS IS MY WINDOW TO THE WONDERFUL "HALIBUT KINGDOM " AROUND KVALØYVÅGEN, NORTH NORWAY

Monday, 29 April 2013

MONSTERFISH

Picture from "Nordlys" This monsterfish was landed by a local fisherman just outside Kvaløy, Tromsø. It is a Trachipterus arcticus - or Silver Halibut in english. In Norwegian it is called Sølvkveite. The fish is very rare and lives in deep waters 300 - 600 meters in the North East Atlantic. The fish can be up to 300 cm. long. If you want more information about this fish you can copy this link : http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Trachipterus-arcticus.html

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