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Giant Oarfish

Regalecus glesne Ascanius 1772

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Regalecus glesne (Giant Oarfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family oarfishes. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is a solitary planktotroph. Individuals can grow to 272.0 kg. Giant Oarfish has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is iteroparous and oviparous.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Giant Oarfish. View this species on GBIF