SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. (CNN) - Imagine going on a leisurely snorkel and then seeing a rare 18-foot oarfish.
A Catalina Island Marine Institute instructor spotted the rare animal just off Santa Catalina Island in southern California and approached the snake-like fish very cautiously before she realized it was dead.
It then took 15 adults to move it to shore.
It's extremely rare to find an oarfish -- dead or alive. That's because they’re believed to mostly live in waters more than 3,000 feet deep -- leaving them largely unstudied by scientists.
The giant oarfish is the longest bony fish species and can reach lengths of 56 feet.
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