World's heaviest bony fish weighs in at a whopping 2744 kilograms

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A dead southern sunfish (Mola alexandrini) has recently been discovered near the Azores.

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Which has set a new world record, is the world's heaviest bony fish.

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The weight of this bony fish is very heavy which is 2744 kilograms.

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The second record for the world's heaviest fish was also the southern sunfish. It was found in 1996 in Kamogawa, a village in Japan.

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Bony fish found in Japan weighed 2300 kilograms and were 272 centimeters long.

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In December 2021, some people from the University of the Azores found a dead floating fish on Faial Island.

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The bony fish was measured with the help of a crane whose weight was 2744 kg and the length was 325 cm.

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They could not find out who killed that fish but the fish had an injury on its neck which was a red paint.

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But it is not known whether the injury was before the death or after the death.

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