At first glance, it may appear as an oil slick from above, but what you’re looking at is actually a swarm of fish. According to fishermen in the Acapulco area, this strange phenomenon may have been caused by “the unusual currents unleashed by tsunami that followed the earthquake in Japan.” Click here for more pictures.

Thousands of sardines, anchovies, stripped bass and mackerel surged along the coast of the Mexican resort in an event believed to be linked to the devastating Japanese tsunami. Delighted fishermen rushed out in wooden motor boats, abandoning their rods and nets and simply scooping the fish up with buckets.

[via DailyMail]

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