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sea monsters ? great reporting !

Discussion in 'Taiwan' started by Wantonmien, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Wantonmien

    Wantonmien Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Philippines (Ex Taiwan & Oz)
    Story Off the web down below :rofl3: Seems the editor was thinking how to make a news story using words monster/tsunami/earthquake, and if anyone ran away I would think it would be to get the Wok fired up !!


    "THIS deep sea monster sent people running for their lives when it was reeled in on a Taiwanese beach.

    The 12ft yellow ribbonfish reportedly sparked tsunami panic because of its size.

    The species is normally found only in deep waters, but was hooked on a line off the coast of Miaoli, in north west Taiwan.

    Fisherman Xie Lu said: "People started packing up to leave. They thought some kind of terrible earthquake was coming and they began to flee."

    Experts believe the fish may have been forced out of its natural habitat by the aftershocks following Japan's devastating earthquake.

    One marine official said: "The original undersea earthquake did enormous damage and drove many species out of their natural habitat."


  2. Doubler

    Doubler Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives:
    Location: Bremerton, WA
    Godzilla is coming! Beware Tokyo.

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