SWORDFISH

Source: Francesc Roig Toqués.

On 6 September 1985, the vessel, Minguet de l’Ariçó, from Vilanova, carrying the crew of Salvador Pons Inglada, Sebastià Pons Ten, Salvador Pons Ten, Francisco Cantero, Pere González Juan i José, caught this fish that is currently on display in the museum. That day Francesc Roig Toqués heard that they had had a good swordfish catch, and he went straight to the port to speak to the fishermen and choose one. He had it dried by a taxidermist in Barcelona and the next year it was put on display in the museum.

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