• Kyodo


An unusually big tiger puffer fish, weighing 6.1 kg, was caught Monday in the Seto Inland Sea, Yamaguchi Prefecture’s fisheries research center said Wednesday.

The 66-cm “tora” fugu was caught in a fishing net around 500 meters off the coast of Sanyo-Onoda, Yamaguchi Prefecture. The female had been released into the sea about 10 years ago.

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