52 kg fish sells for Rs 3 lakh in Sundarbans

52 kg fish sells for Rs 3 lakh in Sundarbans

NATIONAL | SEPT 30, 2020:

An elderly-woman in West Bengal sold a 52-kilogram giant fish for over Rs 3 lakh on Saturday.

The woman, Pushpa Kar, pulled out a 52-kilogram fish from the river while she went fishing in Sagar islands in Sundarbans.

The giant fish identified as the Bhola fish cost around Rs 6200 per kilogram.

According to reports, the giant fish had collided with a passing vessel, after which the fish died.

Dried blubber or Fish Maw can fetch a price of Rs 80,000 per kilogram.

They can also use the fish for medicinal purposes.

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