IIRC....it was eventually identified as a badly decomposed blue whale carcass.In April 1977, the Japanese fishing trawler Zuiyo-maru operating off the coast of New Zealand snagged a large carcass at a depth of about 1,000 feet. The carcass was brought to the surface and onto the ship. The dead creature was about 33 feet long and weighed about 4,000 pounds. Believed to be a Plesiosaur!
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