New Delhi: Believe it or not, Rs 20 lakh is what a fish can fetch you. Yes, a Chinese businessman has paid USD 38,000 for a rare golden snapper fish caught in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

According to the fish seller Jahangir Saudagar, the businessman who bought the 37kg fish belonged to Hong Kong.

Jahangir, who works at a fish market near Chittagong, said that he had bought the fish from a fishermen returning from the Bay of Bengal.

The unidentified businessman purchased the fish at an auction, beating out at least 500 other traders.