Fisherman Plucks Giant, Terrifying Shrimp From the Sea

Mantis-shrimp

Terrifying creatures lurk under the sea, but the sight of this monster shrimp might make you want to rip your eyeballs out

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that a pair of fishermen pulled this creature from the sea while fishing off a dock in Fort Pierce

Post by MyFWC.

Post by MyFWC.

Fisherman Steve Bargeron says that the shrimp measured about 18-inches long and was striking its own tail when they retrieved it from the water

The FFWCC had scientists review the images, who believe it’s a giant mantis shrimp, an undersea wonder known for an complex visual system and a punch that can easily puncture a crab’s shell. Read more…

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