I always wondered about this photo...

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Only 132 pages... :shock: really interesting reference, though. The first Archi found alive was 1872!

My favorite entry...
Date found: 1981/February
Location: Hawaiian Islands, Oahu, Kanehoe Bay
Method of capture: Hook and line.
Measurements: WL (total length) ?20 ft.
Miscellaneous: Taken alive, while trolling...attacked by a false killer whale during retrieval

Can you imagine???
:boat::sink: :goofysca:
 
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That brings up an interesting question-- if archie is one species with a world wide distribution why do the carcasses seem to cluster in certain areas? Is it a factor of post breeding mortality (with several localised breeding sites) or what?
 

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Around here, I beleive someone told me that it has something to do with the water getting cold on the shelf and they get caught there before they can make it do the deeper water....not sure though....I could be totally wrong
 
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See this...
 

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