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WATCH: Rare 'Sea Monster' Sighting Thrills Tourists

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.10.2014 | Science

When an oarfish washes up on the beach, it's big news. The elusive fish, one of the world's largest, rarely strays from the ocean depths, and when it ...

Secrets Of Giant Fish Revealed In Freaky Dissections

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 10.30.2013 | Science

Researchers have dissected the two deep-sea oarfish that washed ashore in southern California this month. So far, they found that one was teeming wit...

Beached 'Sea Serpents' Put Spotlight On Rare, Snakelike Fish

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.22.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — The silvery carcasses of two giant oarfish were discovered along the Southern California coast last week, baffling...

Another 'Sea Serpent' Washes Ashore

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | Science

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in less than a week, a 'sea serpent' attracted gawkers on a Southern California be...

LOOK: Rare Oarfish Found Nearly Intact In Southern California

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

Marine science instructor Jasmine Santana was snorkeling off the coast of Southern California when she spotted something unusual on the sea floor: a g...

LOOK: What Is This Strange Sea Creature?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.22.2013 | Green

Something fishy is going on in Spain. Residents of Villaricos were baffled last week, when a strange-looking sea creature washed ashore a beach in ...

WATCH: Giant Fish Spotted In Deep Seas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.07.2013 | Science

A remotely operated vehicle has come face-to-face with the world's longest-known bony fish -- and video footage of the rare encounter has now surfaced...

PHOTOS: Huge Deep-Sea Creature Washes Ashore

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.07.2013 | Science

When it comes to unsolved mysteries and a vague fear of the unknown, few things rival the deep ocean. Last Friday, the realm of giant squids and u...

Top 10 Real Life Monsters

www.time.com | Posted 11.08.2011 | Weird News

From the massive 2,370 pound crocodile caught this week in the Philippines, to the most toxic jelly fish in the world, a look at the creepiest creatur...

WATCH: Rare, Serpent-Like 'Oarfish' Washes Ashore In Malibu

ktla.com | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MALIBU ( KTLA) -- A 12-foot long oarfish washed ashore in Malibu this week and researchers at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum say they'r...

Rare 'King of Herrings' Found In Sweden

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) STOCKHOLM — A maritime expert says a 12-foot (3.65-meter) Giant Oarfish - the world's largest bony fish - has been found in Swedish waters ...

Giant Oarfish, 'King Of Herrings,' Surfaces In Sweden For First Time Since 19th Century

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

STOCKHOLM -- A maritime expert says a 12-foot (3.65-meter) Giant Oarfish - the world's largest bony fish - has been found in Swedish waters for the fi...