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Super Rare 'Golden Bigeye Tuna' Caught Off Coast Of Philippines

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Courtesy of Samuels & Sons Courtesy of Samuels & Sons

Tuna.

They are caught by fishermen all over the world every single day.

Today, however, one of the world's rarest type of tuna fish will be displayed for everyone to see!

The 138-pound Golden Bigeye Tuna was caught off the coast of the Phillipines and Samuels & Sons now has the tuna in it's facility.

According to this prominent seafood comapny, the last time one of these rare tunas was caught was five years ago. 

as you can see, this tuna was white eyes and a distinctive golden color.  Many in the Asian culture believe that this fish brings good luck.

So, what are the odds of catching such an amazing and rare tuna?  One in a million!

 

 

 

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