The world's most expensive fish - caught by rod in Sweden

19 October, 2020

It is called the crown of creation. Perfectly adapted to life in the oceans, where it swims at record speed between continents. Humans consider it a delicacy and have fished it so heavily that the species is highly endangered. But today it is back in Swedish waters, after having disappeared for almost 60 years. Deep Sea Reporter accompanied a research expedition into the Skagerrak. The task: to catch and tag the protected bluefin tuna with the help of anglers…

Report: Peter Löfgren
Photo: Johan Candert, Joakim Larsson, SLU
Archive: Pond5

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