Gallery: Japanese Tsunami Fish Washes up in Washington Alive!


Many of the survivor stories we have heard from the 2011 earthquake and and Fukushima disaster in Japan involve worrying levels of radiation – but now we have a happy fish tale to tell. A small fishing boat thought to have washed out to sea after the tsunami struck the coast of Japan has recently washed up on the Washington coast, and with it, a small striped beak fish that survived the 5,000 mile trip from Japan to the United States!

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1 Comment

  1. jburley98 April 8, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    You left out the part where 4 other fish and a few invertabrates were killed by fish and wildlife instead of housing them at an aquarium.

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