An ugly fanged ‘sea creature’ that washed up on a Texas beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey went viral after images were posted on Twitter. The question is, what the hell is that thing?!
— Preeti Desai🌿 (@preetalina) September 6, 2017
So she posted on the Twitter to see if the online community could help ID the sea monster. Ben Frable, collection manager of fishes at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, came to this conclusion:
— Adam P. Summers (@Fishguy_FHL) September 7, 2017
“I was hoping that I could count on that community to help me figure out what I'd seen,” said Desai. “And it definitely worked.”
— Ben Frable (@Frable) September 14, 2017