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Century-old fish found off Alaska
The huge specimen was handed over to scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle where it was measured, photographed and doc**ented.The age of the fish was determined by removing an ear bone, known as the otolith, which contains growth rings similar to those in tree trunks. The estimated age was between 90 and 115 years old - which is towards the upper end of the known age limit for the species, said scientist Paul Spencer.The contents of the rock-fish's stomach were also examined and tissue samples were taken to measure its reproductive potential. "The belly was large. The ovaries were full of developing embryos," Mr Spencer said.However, scientists said the specimen was not the biggest - a 47in (1.19m) shortraker rock-fish has been recorded.
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