What is it? Terrifying mystery sea creature found in Borneo

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What is it? Terrifying mystery sea creature found in Borneo

A fisherman has caught a scary-looking mystery creature off the coast of Borneo.

The unidentified fish is over a foot in length and has two tusk-like spikes near its mouth. It is also covered in sharp spines.

Angler Sapar Mansor, 43, from Taman Ceria, Permyjaya, caught the fish in the South China Sea near Tudan, Malaysia.

What is it? Terrifying mystery sea creature found in Borneo


He had had gone fishing at 5am with a friend and travelled two hours from the Miri River to the sea.

He told the Borneo Post: "This is the first time in my life that I have seen this type of fish. I brought it home to my wife and informed her of the rare catch."

His wife Siti added: "When my husband brought the fish home, both my children were stunned because of its shape and uniqueness.

"It is God's gift and I and my family will keep the fish."

What is it? Terrifying mystery sea creature found in Borneo


The Protected Areas and Biodiversity Conservation Division of Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is attempting to identify the creature.

Oswald Braken Tisen, the deputy general manager, told the Daily Mail: "SFC has not been able to established what kind of fish it is but is in the process of checking with relevant authorities."

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