The fish was given the name “The Carrot”.
Most of us are familiar with the type of goldfish commonly kept as household pets.
On average, goldfish kept in an aquarium are one to two inches long.
If the goldfish is kept in a pond, it can grow to as long as 10 inches and weigh up to nine pounds.
In the wild, a goldfish can become 12 to 14 inches long.
While these lengths are significantly longer than a pet goldfish, these numbers are smaller than one special fish in France.
A typical goldfish’s average length and weight make this next story unique.
Andy Hackett, a fisherman from the U.K., was on a trip to the Champagne region in France when he went fishing in one of the lakes in the area.
It was not his first time fishing in this lake.
However, this trip proved to be very different from his previous trips.