Haji Baloch, a fisherman, lives in a small seaside village called Ibrahim Hydari. He used to go fishing every day and luck awaited him last Monday. Sowa fish known as golden fish fell into his net. The fish found in the Arabian sea is very rare and has medicinal properties. This fish is used for making medicine. This fish fell into the fisherman’s net, and there was a rush to buy it!
As soon as he came to know that sowa fish had fallen into his net, the fisherman brought it to the attention of the local fishing organization and leaders and auctioned his fish. His fish is sold for 7 crores Pakistan rupees. The fish was auctioned at Karachi port. The fish caught on Monday was stored in a freezer with utmost security by the fisherman. The auction process of this fish was held on Friday morning itself.
7 crore overnight. Fishing organizations of Pakistan have congratulated the owner, the fisherman Haji Baloch. Sowa fish is considered as the most valuable fish. This fish is found in very low quantity in the Arabian Sea. This fish has extraordinary medicinal properties. The thread-like material found in the body of this fish is used during surgery.
I have caught so many fish so far. I have been fishing for many decades. But today, a single fish caught in my net cost me Rs 7 crore. Haji Baloch happily claims that he has made him the owner.
The weight of the fish caught in Haji Baloch’s net is not available. But, Sowa fish is 20 to 40 kg. G. weigh These fish can grow up to 1.5 meters in length. These fish are available only in the sea coast of East Asian countries.
Sowa fish has a lot of significance not only scientifically but also culturally and traditionally. The tradition of making medicine from this fish has grown.
We fish every day at the ocean shore near Karachi. Haji Baloch said that in these days of economic hardship, this valuable fish has changed our lives. He informed that he will share the money from the sale of this fish with the 7 members of his team.
Sowa fish live in the deep ocean. However, experts have informed that these fish come to the seashore only during the breeding season.