Roman Fedortsov (previously here) spends most of his time on fishing trawlers. Some of his catches, however, end up going viral on the internet instead of being quietly digested in someone's tummy.

"I'm 39 and have been working onboard trawlers for seventeen years," Roman told Bored Panda. "I live in Murmansk, Russia. It is a big port, and that's why I enrolled in the Marine University after school. My specialization has a lot to do with fishing technology. I know how to prepare fish for freezing and further delivery to the customer."

Roman brought most of these photos from the Norwegian and Barents seas while some of them came ashore from the Atlantic Ocean.

Once on a fishing trip, Roman and his mates live in six-hour cycles. They work for six hours, then rest for another six. And repeat. "We are to catch commercial fish such as Cod, Haddock, Halibut, Redfish, Herring, Mackerel, and so on," he added. "The most extreme fish I have ever caught are Frilled Shark, Rabbitfish, Big Sunfish, Angler, Stoplight Loosejaw..."

"During my watch, I work at the fish factory. I'm responsible for processing the fish, so I have to control other seamen while they're working, too."

Roman really likes finding unusual types of animals aboard the trawl. "I decided to create social media accounts because many people have no idea how some of the fish look. I'm constantly impressed by the appearance of some deep water fish and want to share my experiences with other people."

"I have never been scared of the fish I catch," he said. "I'm always interested and impressed."

Scroll down to check out the terrifying creatures Roman has grown so fond of!

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#1

"I'm So Ugly, But That's Okay"

"I'm So Ugly, But That's Okay"

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Nia Loves Art
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1 year ago

They only look like that when you bring them up to the surface. In their natural habitat the pressure holds their bodies together.

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#2

"The Underwater Space Is Impressive"

"The Underwater Space Is Impressive"

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Rebeca Lozada
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1 year ago

...galaxy airplane

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#3

"Looks Like Cartoon Dragon. No Photoshop"

"Looks Like Cartoon Dragon. No Photoshop"

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Connie Martin
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1 year ago

Some information about species on these would be NICE.

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#4

"Scary Beauty In My Hands"

"Scary Beauty In My Hands"

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Sophie G
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1 year ago

the cyclopshark?

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#5

It's Beautiful

It's Beautiful

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Christine Blackburne-Kowal
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1 year ago

This is just a puffer fish that has been dried out in the sun and therefore his skin has been pulled back revealing his teeth more. They are really harmless. They eat coral so they have those crazy teeth.

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#6

"Total Recall. Sea Edition"

"Total Recall. Sea Edition"

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Jordy Star
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1 year ago

w.t.f

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#7

"Teeth. Terrible Teeth"

"Teeth. Terrible Teeth"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Well done evolution, now its gonna bite it's self in the head.

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#8

"The Beauty From The Sea Bottom"

"The Beauty From The Sea Bottom"

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

so much we don't know about The Sea Bottom. wow

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#9

"These Fishes Remind Me Of Dwarfs From 'Lord Of The Rings'"

"These Fishes Remind Me Of Dwarfs From 'Lord Of The Rings'"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Fish which have evolved mustaches, Nice.

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#10

"Anybody Home?"

"Anybody Home?"

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Kristaps Sungailis
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1 year ago

Free hugs inside ;)

James O'Hill
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1 year ago

you mean face hugs?

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Nikki Cutro
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1 year ago

It is a Sea Apple and they are actually beautiful underwater

Tiari
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1 year ago

Whoa, they sure are. Thank you!

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jo_shortland
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1 year ago

Looks like one of the eggs from Alien

bob
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1 year ago

Looks like an ass hole that forgot to belong to a body.

Saj3an Qazzi
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1 year ago

More like Trump's prehistoric ancestors

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Molly Block
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1 year ago

Part of the sea cucumber family, a 'sea apple.' Here's 10 juicy facts about them! http://mentalfloss.com/article/516451/10-juicy-facts-about-sea-apples

Navi M. Gray
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1 year ago

Reminds me of that one thing in The leend of Zelda that swallowed Link and kept all his weapons inside

Zoe Krishel
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1 year ago

Like-like

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Jilltdcatlady
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1 year ago

Last time I saw eggs like this it was a movie and they were laid by an antisocial female Alien!

Karen Dyer
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1 year ago

What does it look like on the inside? Inquiry minds want to know.

Juririn
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1 year ago

Xenomorph egg😐

Annie Hu
Community Member
1 year ago

I have a question. If they are deep sea why are we humans taking them out onto the surface for photography purposes. I know they are interesting but isn't it better to leave them be?

Lee Schofield
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8 months ago

A question that you're constantly asking on each photo.

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Erin
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1 year ago

I find this cute in a weird way.

Christine Blackburne-Kowal
Community Member
1 year ago

Sea cucumber?

MBZ MetalsmithArtist
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1 year ago

That's my guess too

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Gary
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1 year ago

Looks like a giant rotten Aubergine.

Some Dude
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1 year ago

Dragon egg?!?

Shiba Inu
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1 year ago

It's like Moldsmal irl!

Susanna Vesna
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1 year ago

Alien egg!

Lucy Bell
Community Member
1 year ago

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww*takes breath*wwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Miss Cris
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1 year ago

I wouldn't touch him with my hands like this. I don't know anything about him but just in case....

Andy boi
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1 year ago

That thing is just one big nope

starhunter64
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1 year ago

its the face hugers cuosen

karinagoldfish
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1 year ago

the thought of whats inside that *shiver*

Chukwuma Jonathan
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1 year ago

Lots of stuff we know little or nothing about.

Ryan Phan
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1 year ago

better be careful it has weird atmosphere almost like something that would jump out and lay eggs in your mouth so that you would sallow them and the eggs hatch and the weird things baby would pop outta your belly

Hynvale
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1 year ago

what's inside?

Sharon Vaughn
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1 year ago

Looks like a giant sea cucumber.

Lannette Rust
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1 year ago

I wonder how many of these are deformed from all the crap in the ocean..........

Raymond Weaver
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1 year ago

Looks like a bad designer haircut.

Kali Mead
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1 year ago

Sea apple?

Nigel Hodgson
Community Member
1 year ago

A sea slug

Saj3an Qazzi
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1 year ago

It's always refreshing to post pics of Hemorrhoids!

Alyse
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1 year ago

nope

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

It's an egg from Alien

Susan Gardner
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1 year ago

Looks like a hornet's nest

Marnie Payne
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1 year ago

ummmm dot dot dot

shrikant lokhande
Community Member
1 year ago

Apple homepod

Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago

I think this is called a 'sea apple.' Who wants pie???

danielw
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1 year ago

I could go for a mango pie right about now. But most certainly not one with those for filling. or... one you've baked... you seem to... uh... yeah.

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Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago

In all seriousness, someone please tell us what this is?

Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago

The next horror show star! What is it? Who knows....who cares? Just keep it away from me, and closed! Do Not Open!!

love life you only live once
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1 year ago

UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMMMM what is it????????????

Sivi
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1 year ago

Oh no a Like-Like, dont let it steal your shield!

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

What is that? It looks like an egg with gills. Nope.

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#11

Chimaera

Chimaera

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Gary
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1 year ago

Cute little fella, put him back please.

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#12

"Another Pretty Creature From The Bottom Of The Norwegian Sea"

"Another Pretty Creature From The Bottom Of The Norwegian Sea"

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Sophie G
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1 year ago

"uhm sir, maybe I thought you could, er, release me now, if it's not too much of an inconvenience?"

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#13

"Lumpsucker. They Are Used As "Cleaner Fish" To Reduce The Parasite Burden On Salmon Farms In Scotland And Norway"

"Lumpsucker. They Are Used As "Cleaner Fish" To Reduce The Parasite Burden On Salmon Farms In Scotland And Norway"

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Avery Belisle
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1 year ago

Beautiful blue.

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#14

"The Point Is To Choose The Right Perspective"

"The Point Is To Choose The Right Perspective"

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Sophie G
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1 year ago

Falkor!

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#15

"This Is Psolus Phantapus! Real Cool Guys From The Depths"

"This Is Psolus Phantapus! Real Cool Guys From The Depths"

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Gary
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1 year ago

There's something quite obscene about these little guys, I don't quite know what it is though.

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#16

"Zoom Photo. Look In Those Sad Eyes"

"Zoom Photo. Look In Those Sad Eyes"

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Evgeniya Khon
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1 year ago

Wtf is this?

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#17

"Fantastic Four. My Sea Edition. I Like This Fish"

"Fantastic Four. My Sea Edition. I Like This Fish"

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love life you only live once
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1 year ago

awww thoes faces are so cute can i buy one??????????

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#18

"Remora From Different Sides"

"Remora From Different Sides"

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TheLobster
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1 year ago

Just me who thought it was a shoe at forst?

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#19

"Nervous People Better Not Look"

"Nervous People Better Not Look"

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Sage Jay
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1 year ago

THE WARNING WAS NOT ENOUGH

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#20

"Shell Pike. Beautiful Creation"

"Shell Pike. Beautiful Creation"

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Gary
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1 year ago

As God yells: "I told you to put the heads on the other way up, do I have to do everything myself?"

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#21

"Congratulating All Girls With The 8th Of March!"

"Congratulating All Girls With The 8th Of March!"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Oh look, a flowering penis thing.

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#22

"No Need To Invent “Monsters” Nature Has Already Done It"

"No Need To Invent “Monsters” Nature Has Already Done It"

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your name
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1 year ago

"i will devour your soul"

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#23

"Different Colors Of Lumpfish"

"Different Colors Of Lumpfish"

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Sigrid Mets
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1 year ago

One looks kinda radioactive

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#24

"Natural Born Killer"

"Natural Born Killer"

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

They found a Jimmy Durante fish!

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#25

"Big Sunfish. Bycatch. Fishing In Atlantic Ocean, Near Morocco"

"Big Sunfish. Bycatch. Fishing In Atlantic Ocean, Near Morocco"

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SandaPanda
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1 year ago

I thought it was a rusty small submarine..

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#26

"Disapproving Look"

"Disapproving Look"

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Avery Belisle
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1 year ago

Fish is not amused by your comments

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#27

"Did You Miss Me? I Returned Home"

"Did You Miss Me? I Returned Home"

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love life you only live once
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1 year ago

so so so so so so so cute

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#28

"Hellboy’s Fish"

"Hellboy’s Fish"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Elephant Man was resurrected as a fish.

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#29

"Why Not A Velociraptor?"

"Why Not A Velociraptor?"

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J-HopeOffical
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1 year ago

It's kinda cute...

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#30

"When You Drink To Much Coffee"

"When You Drink To Much Coffee"

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1 year ago

There is NEVER too much coffee

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#31

"Unusual Cod From Norway"

"Unusual Cod From Norway"

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Gary
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1 year ago

That's what my eyes look like after a very long weekend.

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#32

"It's Monday Fish"

"It's Monday Fish"

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Rebecca Swarbrick Moore
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1 year ago

Gremlin fish no like bright light

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#33

"Redfish, Only Redfish"

"Redfish, Only Redfish"

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Gary
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1 year ago

How did it get the name 'Redfish'?

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#34

"Photo Of Frilled Shark. Ideal Predator"

"Photo Of Frilled Shark. Ideal Predator"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Wouldn't kill you, but would seriously mess up your day.

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#35

"I’ll Be Back In Your Nightmares"

"I’ll Be Back In Your Nightmares"

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Taryn Wallace
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1 year ago

Put that thing back where it came from or so help me (bum bum bum) so help me! So help me!

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#36

"Hello Humans!"

"Hello Humans!"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Ah, the big dope.

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#37

"Terrible Beauty"

"Terrible Beauty"

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1 year ago

beauty where??????????????????

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#38

"Fish-Rubber Ball"

"Fish-Rubber Ball"

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Donald Williams
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1 year ago

Looks like a swollen ftog

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#39

"Fish With Ears"

"Fish With Ears"

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Mama Panda
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1 year ago

and raisins for eyes...

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#40

"I Hope You’re Not Eating At This Moment"

"I Hope You’re Not Eating At This Moment"

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Gary
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1 year ago

A fish with a parasite which devours and replaces its tongue.

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#41

"Pretty Wolffish. Tasty And Scary"

"Pretty Wolffish. Tasty And Scary"

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Leah Rother
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1 year ago

it's kinda cute

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#42

"Submarine"

"Submarine"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Looks like a radar housing on it's head.

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#43

"New Artifact For Stalker. Disgusting Beauty From The Depths. It's Alive"

"New Artifact For Stalker. Disgusting Beauty From The Depths. It's Alive"

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1 year ago

Its alive needed to be specified sad that must mean so many others Were dead

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#44

"This Photo Is To Make Your Day"

"This Photo Is To Make Your Day"

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Jordy Star
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1 year ago

great for all those inappropriate dirty minded people

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#45

"This Is A Engraulis"

"This Is A Engraulis"

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Avery Belisle
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1 year ago

Oh my god...those eyes are beautiful...

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#46

"Rat Fish"

"Rat Fish"

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Gary
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1 year ago (edited)

Looks like it bred in the cooling water which came out of a Nuclear Power Station.

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#47

Grenadier

Grenadier

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Gary
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1 year ago

A fish designed in cartoon proportions.

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#48

"This Fish Was A Catch In Greenland Sea"

"This Fish Was A Catch In Greenland Sea"

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SykesDaMan
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1 year ago

Alien tongue? XV9jc1-5be...e9aa8c.jpg XV9jc1-5beadc9e9aa8c.jpg

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#49

"When Somebody Didn't Get Enough Sleep Once Again"

"When Somebody Didn't Get Enough Sleep Once Again"

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Larkin Elliott (student)
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1 year ago

When they come out from the pressure, their eyes probably awell up like that

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#50

"Another Beauty Fish From The Depths Of The Sea"

"Another Beauty Fish From The Depths Of The Sea"

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Jordy Star
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1 year ago

that s cookie cutter shark, but its skin color has been mutated and changed some how

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#51

"Flatfish"

"Flatfish"

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Avery Belisle
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1 year ago

sea pancake

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#52

"Strange Creature"

"Strange Creature"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Seaweed with testicles?

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#53

"Amazing Sea Urchin. Norwegian Sea"

"Amazing Sea Urchin. Norwegian Sea"

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Avery Belisle
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1 year ago

Lookin' sharp! ....I'll go now

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#54

"Abstract Composition From The Sea’s Bottom. Broken Shell, Sea Urchin And Something Yellow"

"Abstract Composition From The Sea’s Bottom. Broken Shell, Sea Urchin And Something Yellow"

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Mama Panda
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1 year ago

a sea banana? a sea squash? a sea corn on the cob?

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#55

"Anglerfish(Monkfish)"

"Anglerfish(Monkfish)"

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Jaguarundi
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1 year ago

Ugly, but delicious. It tastes like lobster.

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#56

"Lancetfish. Teeth Like Little Swords"

"Lancetfish. Teeth Like Little Swords"

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Sharon Vaughn
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1 year ago

Looks like a Pterodactyl.

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#57

"From The Underwater Garden"

"From The Underwater Garden"

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Sora Lyra
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1 year ago

Look like leech.

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#58

"Beautiful Or Scary?"

"Beautiful Or Scary?"

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Gary
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1 year ago

Looks like he's clapping.

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#59

"Rising From The Depths"

"Rising From The Depths"

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My O My
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1 year ago

Someone's having a really bad day

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#60

"Fish Without The Lower Jaw"

"Fish Without The Lower Jaw"

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Jordy Star
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1 year ago

grampa shark do do do do

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#61

"Greetings From The Norwegian Sea"

"Greetings From The Norwegian Sea"

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