RE: NANFA-- Oarfish Sighting

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 13:52:28 -0600

Sajjad wrote:
>>>I wonder if the oarfish swimming vertically is a sign of
swim bladder damage?<<<

Jan writes:
Great links, Sajjad! Thanks for providing them.
I also wondered about whether the fish was sick or injured. Glenn Parsons,
who studies swimming behavior of fishes (mostly sharks), said that
locomotion of the fish in the video made it appear healthy.
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