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Bizarre three-tentacled 'sea monster' identified


Posted on Friday, 31 January, 2020 | Comment icon 9 comments

What exactly is this thing ? Image Credit: TikTok / Nataliia Vorobok
Marine experts have shed light on a recent viral video showing a bizarre sea creature with three tentacles.
The unusual footage was originally posted up on video-sharing social media site TikTok by user Nataliia Vorobok however the exact circumstances and location remain unclear.

The video shows the creature flapping about on a wooden decking or pier, presumably after being fished up by the young man whose voice can be heard expressing disbelief at the peculiar catch.

"What the hell ? What is that ? Mom!" he can be heard shouting. "Ma, you see this ?"

"Holy ****!" his mother replies. "What the hell is that ?"
The video quickly prompted a great deal of speculation on social media with some users likening the creature to something out of the Netflix series Stranger Things.

Now though, Marcus Williams - a marine animal expert at the Ocean Conservation Trust - has shed light on the mystery by revealing what his team believes the creature to be.

"Our marine experts here at the Ocean Conservation Trust have taken a look at the video and without seeing the animal first hand it is of course tricky to identify 100%," he told Unilad.

"However, from what we can see, it does appear to be an underdeveloped skate."


Source: Unilad.co.uk | Comments (9)


Tags: Sea Monster


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Robotic Jew on 31 January, 2020, 13:28
So weird looking. The ocean is a fascinating place. 
Comment icon #2 Posted by DreadLordAvatar on 31 January, 2020, 18:12
“Underdeveloped skate” ...what? Not even close.  There’s a better chance that this is a cryptid!
Comment icon #3 Posted by stereologist on 31 January, 2020, 18:56
It a clearnose skate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearnose_skate
Comment icon #4 Posted by Robotic Jew on 31 January, 2020, 19:13
Underdeveloped Skate...  
Comment icon #5 Posted by Amanda Evans on 31 January, 2020, 22:15
Spawn of Cthulhu
Comment icon #6 Posted by Jon the frog on 31 January, 2020, 22:27
Some species of skate roll in a sort of ball when hurt... they are like this when i catch one while ice fishing.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Seti42 on 31 January, 2020, 22:29
It does look like a skate without the 'wings'. Not surprising to see such malformed sea creatures considering how much toxic crap we dump in the waters. It also just happens naturally sometimes.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Hammerclaw on 1 February, 2020, 5:40
Comment icon #9 Posted by SpaceBumZaphod on 3 February, 2020, 1:42
It looks kinda like the baby alien Will Smith's character delivered in Men in Black. LOL


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