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"Crocodile-like" carcass from Jannetta, B. (2018, May 23). Retrieved from http://www.facebook.com/groups/lovegower/permalink/627321394269406/. Used according to § 51 Urheberrechtsgesetz as photo-citation in (popular-)scientific work. Skull of Harbour porpoise from Pedersen, Dawn. (2017, March 22). [Image]. Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/paintedbydawn/33796942010/. Used under license cc-by/2.0.

Crocodile-like creature on Rhossili beach, 2018

On May 24, the tabloids report about a “mystery alien-” or “crocodile-like” “thriller” sea creature found at Rhossili beach between Llangenith and Rhossili (Swansea, GB). During a walk with her three dogs Ms Beth Jan(n)etta from Dunvant found the said creature, approximately 5 feet long with a one metre head …

Southern Stingray (Dasyatis americana) as symbol picture. (Jeff K. (2008). Used under license CC BY NC 2.0)

Mystery fish a Stingray? Yes!

Pictures of a brown, scaly sea creature atop a rock in Cairns, Queensland (Australia) have been shared with 9News.com together with the remark that no one can say what it is (Could this mystery fish be a Stingray?). German researcher Markus Bühler (March 4, 2018) explains it: „A new „mystery“ …

Fig. 1 The creature in question, found at Wolf Island (Warren, 2018. Adapted for anatomical comparisons)

Sea creature on Georgia beach, 2018

Introduction and literature WJXT News4Jax reported on March 16, 2018, that a man named Jeff Warren and his son on the same day visited Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge (north of St. Simons Island in Georgia, USA). On the barrier island they found a dead creature, which Warren reportedly first …

Giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) also known as Queensland groper (Lasica, 2012. Used under license CC BY 2.0)

„Monster fish“ at Moore Park Beach, Australia 2018

ABC News and others report about the find of John and Riley Lindholm walking at Moore Park Beach (Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia) on Tuesday. A nearly two metres long and about 150 kilogram heavy „monster“ fish carcass (see Lindhom (2018) and Lodge, J and Ford, E. (2018) for images). While the …

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