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Giant Oarfish Dissection Reveals Worms, Eggs

One was about to have babies and the other was teeming with parasites.

October 29, 2013
3:40 PM EDT
This 18-foot-long (5.5 meters) oarfish was found off a beach in Southern California on Oct. 13, 2013, and is held here by staff from the Catalina Island Marine Institute. A recent dissection of the creature found it was teeming with parasites. | Catalina Island Marine Institute

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