Fish with ‘Human Face’ Causes online rIpples in China (Photos)


A fish with a ‘human face’ is attracting waves of visitors to the home of its owner in Wugang City, Central China’s Hunan Province, local media reported.

According to, the “humanoid” carp belongs to Qiu Xioahua, a teacher at an elementary school in Wugang. Qiu has fished for nearly 20 years, but this is the first time he has caught this kind of carp.

Fish with 'human face' causes online ripples in China1

Fish with 'human face' causes online ripples in China2




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The dark brown fish, caught by Qiu at a reservoir on April 30, measures 36 centimeters long and weighs 800 grams.

The fish’s mouth, nose and eyes resemble those of a human.

Pictures of the fish have gone viral on Chinese Internet platforms.

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