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Friday, 08 November 2013 09:44

New fish species or talented fake?

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Originally reported by the Mirror UK, Angler stunned after hooking rare unidentified fish in the South China Sea near Malaysia. The fisherman, Sapar Mansor said “This is the first time in my life that I have seen this type of fish. I brought it home to my wife and informer her of the rare catch”.

The fish looks like a cross between sea robin, horseshoe crab and sturgeon. What do you think; is this a new marine discovery or a talented taxidermist at work?

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Original reporting can be found at www.mirror.co.uk

Read 5736 times Last modified on Friday, 08 November 2013 09:49
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+1 # Plan B 2013-11-08 10:04
I say real. We're going to see a lot of mutated sea life from over there soon.
 
 
+3 # YakSushi 2013-11-08 10:21
I'm personally saying fake, because the photos of the fish look as if the fish has been dried out. Why not take the photo as soon as you got the fish home?
 
 
# Irish Fly 2013-11-11 00:08
I think it's fake too.
 
 
+1 # IndianaYakFish 2013-11-19 00:04
I also think it's fake. If it were real, we would be hearing about it elsewhere I would think. Probably just an alien from another planet, no biggie.
 
 
+2 # Thaddeus 2013-11-19 17:22
This got posted on Reddit weeks ago. it's an Armored Gurnard. Just google it and look at the image, no question, it's real.
 
 
# Plantsvsme 2014-09-17 09:53
I personally believe this is legitimate, but that might just be my hopeful imagination.
 
 
# IAN KIM M. GRAFIA 2015-03-08 09:22
IT'S REAL I CATCH THAT FISH TOO DURING OUR VACATION LAST WEEK.
 
 
# dDocJessie 2015-06-13 22:09
It's Real! Found one this morning (06/14/2015):
https://youtu.be/CHDwxrslpYQ
 
 
# jws51203 2015-09-30 15:02
Fake,because if you look closely you can see a pig's/boar's head on the fish.
 

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