Alaskans caught a 200-year-old perch

Alaskans caught a 200-year-old perch

Alaska Bering Henry Leybman caught redfish, whose age is estimated at 200 years, according to USA Today.

The exact age of the fish has not been determined, but experts say they caught perch really not less than two hundred years. Age marine life determined by the number of age-rings on the ear bone.

According Leibman, he intends to make a stuffed grouper and keep it as a souvenir. Fish will be exhibited at his house. American lover of fishing, who works at an insurance company, said he caught pretending to record catch using conventional tackle. Fishing took place in late June.

Alaskans caught a 200-year-old perch

Redfish are long-lived. Some individuals live to 50-100 years, but known and older perch. For example, in the history of fishing recorded case of capture 205-year-old Aleut sea bass. The oldest of the Bering Sea Bass was considered a 175-year-old specimen.

If age caught perch Leibman confirmed, the fisherman can apply for registration of the record.