Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (SP)
Udupi, Nov 24: A rare variety of fish which was caught in the fishnet laid out by some fishermen from Malpe brought luck to the fishermen. The fish, which is known in the local parlance as goli meenu (ghol fish), was sold for a record price.
The fish was the prized catch of Balaram Second Boat owned by Shan Raj Thottam. In the auction, the fish was sold for over a lac of rupees. At times, exotic varieties of fish catches bring huge rewards to the fishermen. This fish catch proved to be a good omen for the fishermen.
The fish was sold for Rs 1,30,600. It was sold at Rs 9,060 per kg. It weighed 18 kg.