A Quebec woman’s fishing caught a tuna so large that it could have been mistaken for a shark.
The human-sized tuna was caught by Desbois Fisheries, a fishery based in Chemin Saint-Louis, Quebec QC, MTL Blog reported.
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The fish, which the Director General of Fisheries Myriam Cyr Desbois identified as a bluefin tuna, weighed approximately 620 pounds, but the species can reach 10 feet long and about 1,600 pounds, according to Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Desbois told MTL Blog that she caught fish weighing over 850 pounds on previous trips.
The company said the catch is estimated to be worth $ 7,000 to $ 8,000. Desbois told MTL Blog that the fish was available for purchase at two of its stores, PÃªcheries Desbois in Quebec City and PÃªcheries Bertrand Desbois in Matane, as of Friday, August 13.
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