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This pale toad fish, a foot long (30 cm) fish that lives on the continental shelf around News Zealand between 140 and 550 fathoms (250m-1,000m) depth, is one of the bizarre catches put online by the Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov

A fisherman from Murmansk, Russia, shares the snapshots of his grotesque and fascinating fish-like finds online, much to the horror of the internet.

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Roman Fedortsov, 39, spends a lot of time fishing for trawlers, coming into contact with a wide range of marine life.

The trawlers he is working on are responsible for catching commercial fish such as cod, haddock and mackerel, but the bizarre critters shown below also appear.

This pale toad fish, a foot long (30 cm) fish that lives on the continental shelf around News Zealand between 140 and 550 fathoms (250m-1,000m) depth, is one of the bizarre catches put online by the Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov

This pale toad fish, a foot long (30 cm) fish that lives on the continental shelf around News Zealand between 140 and 550 fathoms (250m-1,000m) depth, is one of the bizarre catches put online by the Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov

This strange, unidentified fish bears a disturbing resemblance to the monster from the 1979 sci-fi Alien movie

This strange, unidentified fish bears a disturbing resemblance to the monster from the 1979 sci-fi Alien movie

This strange, unidentified fish bears a disturbing resemblance to the monster from the 1979 sci-fi Alien movie

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Bright orange blobs, snail-like lumps, fish with teeth and bulging eyes; His discoveries may look more like aliens than fish for the untrained eye, but Roman is apparently interested and impressed by what he encounters.

These oddities in the water were mainly found in the Norwegian and Barents Sea, while some of them came ashore from the Atlantic Ocean.

Roman went to Marine University in Murmansk and is an expert in processing and preparing fish.

He has set up his social media accounts to share these photos with people who might otherwise not see them.

This sea anemone gives the illusion that it has two big eyes

This sea anemone gives the illusion that it has two big eyes

Screamadelica! This orange sea anemone, which lives at the bottom in shallow waters, gives the illusion of having two big eyes

This deep-sea horror, apparently a Viperfish, is one of many sea freaks. Viperfish, whose snake-like body is one to two feet long (30-60 cm), uses a luminous bait to attract prey to their own size, which they spray with their needle-like teeth before swallowing whole

This deep-sea horror, apparently a Viperfish, is one of many sea freaks. Viperfish, whose snake-like body is one to two feet long (30-60 cm), uses a luminous bait to attract prey to their own size, which they spray with their needle-like teeth before swallowing whole

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This deep-sea horror, apparently a Viperfish, is one of many sea freaks. Viperfish, whose snake-like body is one to two feet long (30-60 cm), uses a luminous bait to attract prey to their own size, which they spray with their needle-like teeth before swallowing whole

An unidentified fish caught by Roman Fedotsov

An unidentified fish caught by Roman Fedotsov

Bigmouth: this unidentified fish sticks its monstrous tongue out of its trumpet-like mouth

A sea wolf, a species that lives on the continental shelf to a depth of 2000 feet (600 m), where they eat crustaceans that they crush with their strong canines and molars

A sea wolf, a species that lives on the continental shelf to a depth of 2000 feet (600 m), where they eat crustaceans that they crush with their strong canines and molars

A sea wolf, a species that lives on the continental shelf to a depth of 2000 feet (600 m), where they eat crustaceans that they crush with their strong canines and molars

Another sea wolf, also known as the sea wolf. Some species grow to more than six feet (2 m) long
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Another sea wolf, also known as the sea wolf. Some species grow to more than six feet (2 m) long

Another sea wolf, also known as the sea wolf. Some species grow to more than six feet (2 m) long

This Sunfish, or Mola, is perhaps the largest marine animal that has landed by the Russian trawler. Found far away from the sea, this huge fish can grow up to 15 feet (4.5 m) and weigh up to 5000 lb (2300 kg)

This Sunfish, or Mola, is perhaps the largest marine animal that has landed by the Russian trawler. Found far away from the sea, this huge fish can grow up to 15 feet (4.5 m) and weigh up to 5000 lb (2300 kg)

This Sunfish, or Mola, is perhaps the largest marine animal that has landed by the Russian trawler. Found far away from the sea, this huge fish can grow up to 15 feet (4.5 m) and weigh up to 5000 lb (2300 kg)

A Cusk fish
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A Cusk fish

An unidentified fish

An unidentified fish

Googly eyes: this cusk (left) and another, unidentified fish (right) have huge, bulging eyes like many deep-sea species. The cusk is a cod-like fish that is found in the northern Atlantic Ocean

This monkfish is one of the deep-sea monsters caught by the Russian trawler. The monkfish uses a glowing bait that sticks out of its mouth to attract prey into the darkness of its habitat. Its jaws and stomach can extend to swallow prey twice its own size

This monkfish is one of the deep-sea monsters caught by the Russian trawler. The monkfish uses a glowing bait that sticks out of its mouth to attract prey into the darkness of its habitat. Its jaws and stomach can extend to swallow prey twice its own size

This monkfish is one of the deep-sea monsters caught by the Russian trawler. The monkfish uses a glowing bait that sticks out of its mouth to attract prey into the darkness of its habitat. Its jaws and stomach can extend to swallow prey twice its own size

Frilling! This flirted shark shows its unusual teeth. The species is a & # 39; living fossil & # 39; named because it has characteristics of primitive fossil sharks, including a mouth in front of its head. The slender, eel-like body can reach a length of up to two meters
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Frilling! This flirted shark shows its unusual teeth. The species is a & # 39; living fossil & # 39; named because it has characteristics of primitive fossil sharks, including a mouth in front of its head. The slender, eel-like body can reach a length of up to two meters

Frilling! This flirted shark shows its unusual teeth. The species is a & # 39; living fossil & # 39; named because it has characteristics of primitive fossil sharks, including a mouth in front of its head. The slender, eel-like body can reach a length of up to two meters

A traffic light Loosejaw fish

A traffic light Loosejaw fish

This strange fish has one eye on top of its head

This strange fish has one eye on top of its head

The traffic light loosejaw fish (left) is so named after the red and green photophores or luminous organs under his eyes, which he uses as headlights

A sea spider, part of a group of marine animals that is related to inhabiting insects and spiders

A sea spider, part of a group of marine animals that is related to inhabiting insects and spiders

A sea spider, part of a group of marine animals that is related to inhabiting insects and spiders

Stranger? This sea creature is similar to the & # 39; facehugger & # 39; from the Science Fiction movie Alien by Ridley Scott

Stranger? This sea creature is similar to the & # 39; facehugger & # 39; from the Science Fiction movie Alien by Ridley Scott

Stranger? This sea creature is similar to the & # 39; facehugger & # 39; from the Science Fiction movie Alien by Ridley Scott

Swashbuckling: a Black Scabbardfish, a species of the piratical-sounding marine fish family, shows off its needle-like teeth

Swashbuckling: a Black Scabbardfish, a species of the piratical-sounding marine fish family, shows off its needle-like teeth

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Swashbuckling: a Black Scabbardfish, a species of the piratical-sounding marine fish family, shows off its needle-like teeth

Another predator with big ears caught in the nets of the trawler that Roman Fedortsov is working on

Another predator with big ears caught in the nets of the trawler that Roman Fedortsov is working on

Another predator with big ears caught in the nets of the trawler that Roman Fedortsov is working on

This toad-like fish is one of the strange-looking sea creatures smuggled into the trawler's nets

This toad-like fish is one of the strange-looking sea creatures smuggled into the trawler's nets

This toad-like fish is one of the strange-looking sea creatures smuggled into the trawler's nets

The beauty with the eyes is one of the weird fishes caught by a fisherman from Murmansk
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The beauty with the eyes is one of the weird fishes caught by a fisherman from Murmansk

The beauty with the eyes is one of the weird fishes caught by a fisherman from Murmansk

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov shows off a jade-colored fish caught in the nets of his trawler

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov shows off a jade-colored fish caught in the nets of his trawler

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov shows off a jade-colored fish caught in the nets of his trawler

A remora, a fish that attaches to the underside of sharks and rays to catch pieces falling out of their mouths

A remora, a fish that attaches to the underside of sharks and rays to catch pieces falling out of their mouths

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A remora, a fish that attaches to the underside of sharks and rays to catch pieces falling out of their mouths

Lifting the muzzle of this bloody fish reveals a crustacean that he devoured the moment he was caught

Lifting the muzzle of this bloody fish reveals a crustacean that he devoured the moment he was caught

Lifting the muzzle of this bloody fish reveals a crustacean that he devoured the moment he was caught

A king crab, one of the many sea monsters

A king crab, one of the many sea monsters

A king crab, one of the many sea monsters

A sea anemone

A sea anemone

An unidentified sea creature

An unidentified sea creature

A sea anemone (left) and another unidentified sea creature (right)

A close-up image of the unidentified fish-eyed fish caught in trawlers nets

A close-up image of the unidentified fish-eyed fish caught in trawlers nets

A close-up image of the unidentified fish-eyed fish caught in trawlers nets

An unidentified fish, possibly a blobfish.

An unidentified fish, possibly a blobfish.

An unidentified fish, possibly a blobfish.

This toothy specimen of a puffer fish is one of the many unusual marine animals caught by the Russian trawler

This toothy specimen of a puffer fish is one of the many unusual marine animals caught by the Russian trawler

This toothy specimen of a puffer fish is one of the many unusual marine animals caught by the Russian trawler

A squid caught in the nets of the Murmansk-based Russian trawler

A squid caught in the nets of the Murmansk-based Russian trawler

A squid caught in the nets of the Murmansk-based Russian trawler

Meaty-looking brown Psolus

Meaty-looking brown Psolus

Meaty-looking brown Psolus

Brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber caught in the nets of the Russian trawler

Brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber caught in the nets of the Russian trawler

Brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber caught in the nets of the Russian trawler

The Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov shows off an unidentified life form from his collection

The Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov shows off an unidentified life form from his collection

The Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov shows off an unidentified life form from his collection

An underwater animal from the bottom caught in the nets of the fisherman's Roman Fedortsov trawler

An underwater animal from the bottom caught in the nets of the fisherman's Roman Fedortsov trawler

An underwater animal from the bottom caught in the nets of the fisherman's Roman Fedortsov trawler

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov has a brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov has a brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber

The Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov has a brown Psolus, a sedentary type of sea cucumber

Four invertebrates from the bottom of the Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov

Four invertebrates from the bottom of the Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov

Four invertebrates from the bottom of the Russian trawlerman Roman Fedortsov

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