Man fishing for giant ‘goldfish’ in Australia | World

Man fishing for giant 'goldfish' in Australia |  World

Accustomed to big fish, Brett Methven with his friend Brad was shocked by what he caught when he went out to sea for the second time in Harvey Bay, Queensland. Australia.

They took a “goldfish” from a depth of 400 meters from the water, which weighed about 10 kg (see video above).

Brett Methven poses with a fish caught in Harvey Bay, Australia – Photo: Reproduction / Instagram / Brett Methven

In the video you can see that friends shock with the size of the animal, and wonder at its appearance. Not knowing for certain what species it was, they continue to comment on how massive it is, and mention that they were faster than a shark, which traversed territory and caught prey. Was also.

In posting the video, Methven joked about the caption, “It’s years after you’ve thrown your goldfish down the toilet,” as if your catch were an aquarium goldfish that disproportionately broke free. Was.

Brett Methven poses with a fish caught in Harvey Bay, Australia – Photo: Reproduction / Instagram / Brett Methven

In fact, upon consulting an expert, he found that despite the pet’s resemblance, he had caught a Japanese rubyfish, or an Erythrocles schlegelii, a fish rarely seen in Australia.

The animal has this name because it was first fished in Japan, but it is also found in countries such as Korea, Kenya and South Africa, which always stay below 300 meters.

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