What the heck is this? Mysterious sea creature found on a beach in Texas City after Hurricane Harvey

Okay, biologists, what the heck is this?

This mysterious sea creature was found on a beach in Texas City, TX after Hurricane Harvey.

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What the heck is this mysterious sea creature found on a beach in Texas City, TX? via Twitter

The mysterious fanged sea creature that washed up on a beach in Texas following Hurricane Harvey has been possibly identified.

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Scientists believe this strange sea creature may be a giant eel stranded by Hurricane Harvey. via Twitter

The decaying fish was found on a beach in Texas City, TX. And an eel specialist believes it is a fangtooth snake-eel… or maybe a garden or conger eel. Nothing is more than sure.

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The fangtooth snake-eel, also known as a “tusky” eel, is usually found in waters between 30 and 90 metres deep in the western Atlantic ocean. via Twitter

Hurricane Harvey with its strong winds is responsible for the stranding of the giant eel which was left on the beach to let nature take its course.

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This weird sea monster may be a fangtooth snake-eel, a garden or conger eel because all three of these species occur off Texas and have large fang-like teeth. via Twitter

The fangtooth snake-eel, also known as a “tusky” eel, is usually found in waters between 30 and 90 metres deep in the western Atlantic ocean. It is completely unexpected to see something like that on a beach.

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