Giant ‘sea serpent’ found by snorkelers in California

Posted on: 8:49 am, October 15, 2013, by , updated on: 08:51am, October 15, 2013

oarfish1920Snorkelers found the body of a giant, 18-foot sea creature known as an oarfish Sunday off the Port of Los Angeles, according to KTLA.

Researchers said it was the “discovery of a lifetime.”

It took more than 20 people to pick up the fish, which live in deep waters and are rarely found near the shore. Ancient mariners once called the giant fish “sea serpents.”

Read more: KTLA

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