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Asian sheepshead wrasse

Japanese scuba diver has 25-year friendship with a fish

Scuba diver Hiroyuki Arakawa and Yoriko are the unlikeliest of friends. Japan's Tateyama Bay is home to a lifelong friendship - between a local diver and a fish named Yoriko. The diver, Hiroyuki Arakawa, has long served as the caretaker for an underwater Shinto shrine, and it is through these dives that he met Yoriko, an Asian sheepshead wrasse, over 25 years ago. One day, Arakawa found her looking exhausted and carrying an injury. So he did what any friend would do: he took care of Yoriko, feeding her crabs and…