Believe it or not, this fish isn’t actually straight out of the Little Mermaid.
Alas, it’s just a normal fish – except that it has a human face.
The rare carp has distinct markings that make it look a bit like a person – and Qiu Xiaohua, who caught the fish in Wugang City in China, is hoping the fish will bring home the bacon.
According to China.org.cn, the “humanoid” carp belongs to Qiu Xioahua, a teacher at an elementary school in Wugang.
Qiu has fished for nearly 20 years, but this is the first time he has caught this kind of carp.
The dark brown fish, caught by Qiu at a reservoir on April 30, measures 36 centimeters long and weighs 800 grams.
The fish’s mouth, nose and eyes resemble those of a human.
Xiaohua, a school teacher, was originally planning to eat the carp. However, he decided to keep it alive in his sink after he noticed that it had a human face.
Since then dozens of visitors have popped over to admire the fish.
Source : Metro News
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