100-pound tropical fish rare to Oregon Coast found on beach north of Seaside

A 3.5-foot, 100-pound opah was found on Sunset Beach on Wednesday morning, according to the Seaside Aquarium.

SUNSET BEACH, Ore. — A type of fish rarely found on the Oregon Coast washed up on Sunset Beach Wednesday morning, the Seaside Aquarium said on social media. 

A 3.5-foot, 100-pound opah was reported to the aquarium at 8 a.m. Sunset Beach is located between Seaside and Warrenton on the northern coast.

“After seeing photographs of the unusual fish they quickly responded and recovered the fish,” the aquarium wrote. “It created quite the stir at the Aquarium where folks were encouraged to come take a look at

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