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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#3

"Looks Like Cartoon Dragon. No Photoshop"

"Looks Like Cartoon Dragon. No Photoshop"

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Connie Martin
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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It's Beautiful

It's Beautiful

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Christine Blackburne-Kowal
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#7

"The Beauty From The Sea Bottom"

"The Beauty From The Sea Bottom"

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"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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Chimaera

Chimaera

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#11

"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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"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"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

"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#14

"Zoom Photo. Look In Those Sad Eyes"

"Zoom Photo. Look In Those Sad Eyes"

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#15

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

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

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"Remora From Different Sides"

"Remora From Different Sides"

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#17

"Nervous People Better Not Look"

"Nervous People Better Not Look"

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#18

"Shell Pike. Beautiful Creation"

"Shell Pike. Beautiful Creation"

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Gary
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#19

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

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

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#20

"Different Colors Of Lumpfish"

"Different Colors Of Lumpfish"

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#21

"Natural Born Killer"

"Natural Born Killer"

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#22

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

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

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#23

"Disapproving Look"

"Disapproving Look"

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#24

"Did You Miss Me? I Returned Home"

"Did You Miss Me? I Returned Home"

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#25

"Hellboy’s Fish"

"Hellboy’s Fish"

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#27

"When You Drink To Much Coffee"

"When You Drink To Much Coffee"

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"Unusual Cod From Norway"

"Unusual Cod From Norway"

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Gary
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#30

"Photo Of Frilled Shark. Ideal Predator"

"Photo Of Frilled Shark. Ideal Predator"

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Gary
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#31

"I’ll Be Back In Your Nightmares"

"I’ll Be Back In Your Nightmares"

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Taryn Wallace
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#37

"Pretty Wolffish. Tasty And Scary"

"Pretty Wolffish. Tasty And Scary"

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"Submarine"

"Submarine"

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Gary
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Looks like a radar housing on it's head.

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#39

"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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your name
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#40

"This Photo Is To Make Your Day"

"This Photo Is To Make Your Day"

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Jordy Star
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

great for all those inappropriate dirty minded people

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#41

"This Is A Engraulis"

"This Is A Engraulis"

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#42

"Rat Fish"

"Rat Fish"

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Gary
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4 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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Grenadier

Grenadier

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#45

"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#46

"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#48

"Strange Creature"

"Strange Creature"

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#49

"Amazing Sea Urchin. Norwegian Sea"

"Amazing Sea Urchin. Norwegian Sea"

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#50

"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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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#51

"Anglerfish(Monkfish)"

"Anglerfish(Monkfish)"

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#52

"Lancetfish. Teeth Like Little Swords"

"Lancetfish. Teeth Like Little Swords"

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#53

"From The Underwater Garden"

"From The Underwater Garden"

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#54

"Beautiful Or Scary?"

"Beautiful Or Scary?"

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#55

"Rising From The Depths"

"Rising From The Depths"

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#56

"Fish Without The Lower Jaw"

"Fish Without The Lower Jaw"

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#57

"Greetings From The Norwegian Sea"

"Greetings From The Norwegian Sea"

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#58

"Another Strange Fish"

"Another Strange Fish"

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Maarja Tael
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