The Most Incredible Footage Of A Live Oarfish We've Ever Seen

During a recent Shedd Adventures trip to Baja, vacationers caught a glimpse of a rare oarfish making its way through shallow waters. Simply put, their video is our best glimpse of these elusive creatures to date.


Apparently they witnessed not one, but two of these oarfish swimming in the waters.

As far as I know this is the only other video taken of the oarfish in action:

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[ h/t @carlzimmer ]

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I thought these were deep sea fish. Maybe he was lost? Still... very cool.