In the US, created a furore photos taken by a fisherman in the memory with a catch: in New Jersey, Doug Cutler managed to catch the fancy strikes "fish-monster." American fishing noticed a huge eel in the water and began to hunt him with a bow and arrow. Once at the target and pulling the trophy out of the water, the fisherman was shocked: bleeding long sea creature with a huge mouth and conical teeth more like a figment of the imagination of manufacturers of science-fiction films than a living creature.
Photo appeared in the social network Reddit and imgur, collecting more than a million hits. The user network shown "a fish-monster" allegedly caught his friend, laid out in support of a few photos. They captured the fisherman with his catch: you can see the man's face, drove an arrow into the sea creature. However, the "joint" photos of fish and the fisherman is not so impressive as the picture of the teeth of the sea creatures close up.
Journalists NY Daily News tracked down Doug Cutler, who is considered a murderer strange sea creatures, but the man did not answer the call.
"Pictures do not allow to calculate the number of breathing holes (seven on each side of the sea lamprey), but if we take into account only the amount that must be sea lamprey," - told the NY Daily News, New York City Department of preservation of the medium. However, on this occasion there are doubts: lampreys usually grow to 90 centimeters in length, and this gives the impression of being a very large specimens of this species.
However, as the newspaper notes, in recent years, sea lampreys are increasingly appearing in the waters of New Jersey, as the rivers dismantled too old dam.