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Fish weighing 2400 kg caught in Ratnagiri, lifted with help of crane

By Pranav Polekar

Fish weighing 2400 kg caught in Ratnagiri, lifted with help of crane

It was an unusual experience for a fisherman in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra when he went fishing. As he went fishing, four fish, weighing up to a total of 2400 kg, got trapped in his net. A crane had to be called to lift the fish.

Usually, the weight of a Vaghil fish is between 50-60 kg, but the ones got trapped in the net weighed approximately 500 kg each. As the news spread, scores of people converged to the spot to have a glimpse of the giant fish.

The price of each fish is expected to be between Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.