Fisherman Catches “Extinct” Coelacanth

May 22, 2007

A native Indonesian fisherman reeled in a 4-foot, 110 pound mystery from the deep.


Yustinus Lahama captured the fish—which scientists not long ago believed had gone extinct with the dinosaurs—Saturday near Bunaken National Marine Park, off Sulawesi island.

Read the entire article by Christine DellAmore at National Geographic Online.

8 Responses to Fisherman Catches “Extinct” Coelacanth

  1. Nanu says:

    So Nesse could be real…

  2. river says:

    what bait were you using

  3. Sky says:

    That’s wonderful finding an extinct fish!

  4. Tony Lozano says:

    He should sell it to Tom Nook, its worth like 15,000 bells.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Help us to conservatory this place.

  6. Ryan says:

    i’m indonesian…
    and i proud with it

  7. Anonymous says:

    It’s not extinct we’ve know it is not extinct for somewhere around 20 years now.

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