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‘Discovery of a lifetime’: Rare 18-foot oarfish found in waters off California coast

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LOS ANGELES — Staffers at a marine institute are trying to figure out what to do with the carcass of an 18-foot-long sea creature discovered off the coast of Catalina Island.

Marine science instructor Jasmine Santana was shocked to confront the rare oarfish Sunday in the waters of Toyon Bay, about two miles from Avalon and 22 miles off the Port of Los Angeles.

It was the “discovery of a lifetime,” according to a news release from the Catalina Island…

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