Fisherman reels in 'dinosaur-like' fish

Fisherman accidentally reels in a "weird, dinosaur-like" fish.

Fisherman reels in 'dinosaur-like' fish

Fisherman accidentally reels in a "weird, dinosaur-like" fish.

Angler Oscar Lundahl is said to have almost jumped out of the boat when he saw the bizarre looking species with huge, bulbous eyes - which was found to be a ratfish - and the 19-year-old man had "never seen anything like it".

As reported by Sky News, he said: "I felt something quite big on the end of it. It took me about 30 minutes to reel it in because it was 800 metres deep.

"There were two halibut on two of the hooks and I was really happy about that and then I saw there was something else.

"It was pretty amazing. I have never seen anything like it before. It just looked weird, a bit dinosaur-like. I didn't know what it was but my colleague did."

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