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Rare deep-sea fish washes ashore in Gustavus

A ragfish, measuring 65 inches long, was spotted near the dock in , the town that serves as the headquarters for Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, officials said. The discovery was made by a state transportation worker, said Craig Murdoch, a Park Service fisheries biologist. “He was checking the dock and he noticed what he thought was a halibut,” Murdoch said. “He went and checked it out, and it was a fish he had never seen before.” Thursday’s sighting followed one in the same area in July, when a 78-inch ragfish turned up on the shore of Bartlett Cove, Read the article here 16:31

Second Ragfish Washes Up in Juneau

An unusual creature from the deep sea has made another appearance in Juneau. The Juneau Empire reports a resident this month spotted a dead ragfish on Lena Beach. Another was found in May. [email protected]