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Volume 20, 1887
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3. “Notice of a Giant Sun-Fish (Orthagoriscus nola), cast ashore at Cape Campbell,” and sent to the Museum, by Mr. A. Hansen.

Sir James Hector stated that the fish was of unusually large size (8 ft. long); it was not rare in mid ocean, but specimens were seldom cast on shore. A drawing of the fish by Mr. Hansen was exhibited, together with the measurements.