The craziest things live in our ocean!
Fort Pierce fisherman, Steve Bargeron, was amazed when he saw a fellow fisherman struggling to reel in an 18 inch shrimp! He says it was moving a lot and they needed to hold the shrimp by its back like a giant lobster.
Scientists are currently identifying it as a Mantis Shrimp, a species that has bulging eyes that can move independently!
In fact, Mantis shrimp are known for having the most elaborate eyes ever found!
These shrimp can see three views for depth perception out of each eye! Not only that, but they can detect polarized light and see well into the ultraviolet spectrum.
Photos and lead from Florida Fish & Wildlife on Facebook.
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Hi I’m a South Texas fisherman, and one day me a good friend of mine were fishing at South Padre Island and literally on his first cast we got a bite, and we were shocked when we found out it was one of these things. i have photos to prove it as well.
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I bet you. he was. lucky. he didnt. get. bitten by the Mantis. Shrimp ! It happened to a good friend of mine and he was in AGONY. The little Hell Fire. ripped in to him so quickly , We get. the. tasty Devils in Australia too ! My Mate Rex has still. got a Wicked. scar. from the encounter Mentally and physically ! It was a Real Big Bas—d too
Lol Harold !
why the heck do you type like that? omg
NOT ONLY THAT! NOT ONLY THAT! But the “little” bastards can break your bones, break glass and skewer your fingers, depending on the species.
yum get some seasoning to fry that baby
I hope they released it :\ It’s survived to grow that big and then we humans go and mess it up…
Hello Mr.Lopez I differently believe you it was about a year ago that me my husband and brother were out on the peer. In south Padre Island and I caught one of these. I snapped a few pictures but not knowing what it was we gave it over to some locals on the peers!! I was quite intrigued by the way it looked..