Alien-Like Creature Discovered on US Beach

By Mike Fishmore | May 21, 2024

Beach enthusiasts

An unusual deep-sea creature with extraterrestrial characteristics was discovered stranded on the shore of a beach in Oregon.

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Local beach enthusiasts stumbled upon a deep-sea angler fish, specifically the Pacific football fish, just south of Cannon Beach, Oregon, located about ninety minutes northwest of Portland. 

Unique specimen

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Described as rare, the fish is a unique specimen, with only 31 species of its kind documented globally.