Fish with Intricate “Tattoos” Caught in Mindanao, Sparks Jokes and also Concern from Netizens

Fishermen from Mindanao in southern Philippines were shocked to find a “tattooed” fish from among their catch for the day! Can you believe that?

This happened in Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental, based on a post on Facebook by GMA News.

In this post, the news site credited the photos to a certain Hero Peewee Bacuño.

Photo credit: Hero Peewee Bacuño / GMA News – Facebook


Netizens were truly surprised after seeing the photos of the tattooed fish and the post quickly went viral, garnering over 25k reactions and 10.2k shares within just 10 hours after it was posted! Indeed, people were surprised by this fish.

While it was not a newly discovered species, the fish did spark interest among netizens who couldn’t help but make jokes and also express concern over this strange occurrence.

Is this Maui or was this fish a victim or ‘tokhang’? LOL. Continue reading to find out…