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11/19/2015 09:18 am ET

Adam Levine Has A Giant Mermaid Back Tattoo Now

And it's holding a big, big skull!

Tattoo King Adam Levine has added some more ink to his roster. 

The Maroon 5 frontman shared a photo to Instagram Monday featuring a big old back tattoo of a mermaid holding a skull. At the moment of the picture, Levine is actually getting a different tattoo, but the sea creature is on full display.

If you ever want a tattoo and you don't get it from @bryanrandolph ...you're nuts. He's the DUDE.

A photo posted by Adam Levine (@adamlevine) on

According to the tattoo-investigating prowess of People (and the Instagram account of Levine's wife Behati Prinsloo), the mermaid has been there since at least a week ago  but did not yet exist seven weeks ago.

It was recently announced -- after months of speculation -- that Levine's "Voice" co-coaches Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are dating. Maybe he needed the mermaid to keep him company now that he's the third wheel of the crew. 

#family #blakeisthestepbrother

A photo posted by Adam Levine (@adamlevine) on

 That's at least the most straight forward explanation. 

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