mysterious fishy catch that has been puzzling in Ras Al Khaimah since Sunday has not only been identified as an Ocean Sunfish but has also been cited by today's Gulf News (640g) as probably one of the most dense materials known to man.
Today's GN report describes the as being the size of a and yet weighing in at half a tonne. Adult males can reach weights of a whole , apparently.
Deliciously, the online version of the story also maintains the fish to be the size of a dinner plate.
Let's see how long that lasts...
Goofed. As Nick points out in the comments, the article reads dinner plate SHAPED not SIZED and so that means I screwed up in a big way... It's just a stupid Sunfish and is not in fact one of the densest materials known to man, or a SNAFU by GN and so the egg has quite proverbially hit the fan and is now heading my way at a speed of .
Poste in haste, regret at leisure...