Photo: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Wildlife Research Institute
In the coastal waters of the U.S. state of Florida fisherman Jason Ball (Jason Boyll) caught 159-pound fish the size of a man. It is reported portal UPI.
December 31, 2019, Bill published pictures of the giant grouper species Hyporthodus nigritus in your Instagram account. “The great end of 2019!!!” signed the fisherman a series of shots.
Unusual catch interested in research Institute of wildlife and fisheries, Florida. Experts have posted a photo Bolla with the grouper on the official website of the Institute in Instagram. They noted that grouper was caught on December 29 at a depth of about 180 meters. Biologists have concluded that the individuals of about 50 years.
According to UPI, the largest representative Hyporthodus nigritus caught in the territory of Florida, weighed about 198 pounds.
Grouper is known for its large size: it can grow up to 2.8 meters in length and reach a weight of 360 kilograms. It is forbidden to fish because of the threat of extinction of the species.
In October of 2019, it was reported that the U.S. state Minnesota angler caught maskinonge record. Fish length was of 145, 4 centimeters and a weight of 21.3 kg. Pull it helped another fisherman happened to be nearby.
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