A lot of Filipino is now connecting the rare fish sightings in different areas in the Philippines to the recent quake which struck the nation.
Questions were thrown over the social media on what phenomena dredged them out of the sea, following two massive carcasses washing up in separate locations, different oar fishes, dwarf sperm whales & sunfishes sightings.
Two of the sea creature sightings were found in the island province of Dinagat and Agusan del Norte, locals from the country pointed out the recent quake as the main reason.
The huge creature, with 4.5-metre (15-foot) bulk was so obscured by what appeared to be shredded flesh, no one could figure out what it was.
Last year, in New Zealand the similar sightings were also witnessed, which turned out to be a bunch of gooseneck barnacles clinging to a large piece of driftwood.
According to some local news report, the creature appear to be one hulking creature as witnessed by local Municipal official confirmed it before the local news media and even defined it as a sea cow (or dugong).
“According to the aquaculture technologist, it is likely that the carcass was that of a sea cow, based on skin found near the shore,” local outlet reports.
“The local officials also added that there were also previous sightings of sea cows in the area,” report added.
The sea creature sighting in Agusan del Norte, southern province of the country, was confirmed as carcass (sea cow or dugong) by the local authorities.
The image was posted online and gained 117,000 shares and draws fear to netizens watching the image.
In Japan, oar fish was considered as the “Messenger of the Sea” and it also served as a sign of an upcoming earthquake or other phenomenal events.