May 12th 2021, an unusual fish was washed by sea water on the coast of California, USA. This fish is shaped like a football, and its teeth are as sharp as broken glass. It is described as a “monster fish” by American media.
According to CNN News on the 12th, last Friday (7th), this black creature was found lying in the Crystal Bay State Park in Laguna Beach, California, with a big mouth open.
The relevant department of the park posted the strange fish on social media and stated that it might be the “Pacific Football Fish”. “It is very rare to see such a complete anglerfish with my own eyes. I don’t know how or why this fish was lying on the beach.”
According to California State Park, Pacific Lanternfish is one of more than 200 species of anglerfish in the world, and it usually appears in the depths of the ocean.
This creature’s teeth are as sharp and sharp as glass shards, and their large mouths can suck and swallow prey the same size as their own body. According to California State Parks, this fish is female.
Females usually grow to 24 inches, while males can only grow to about 1 inch. “Only the female’s head has a long stalk with a luminous tip to lure prey in the dark water under 3000 feet.”
According to US media, the carcass of this strange fish is kept by the California Fish and Wildlife Service and used for research and educational purposes.