With temperatures well in the negatives and a strong east wind over the weekend, the water in a bay around the island of Lovund in Norway froze quickly. So much so, a school of fish became trapped as they swam in the ice.
“I’ve never seen anything like it,” he told NRK.no (translated via Google Translate). “It has not happened before here as far as I know.”
The blog Sploid described the photo taken by Kristiansen as a “fishapocalyptic image.”