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Fish with human-like teeth found in US
Fish with human-like teeth

According to the BBC, a fish with human-like teeth has been caught in the United States.


A photo of the fish was shared on Facebook this week by Jennette's Pier, a fishing destination in Nag's Head, North Carolina.


It was identified as a sheepshead fish, which has several rows of molars for crushing prey. The fish appears to have been given its name due to its mouth looking like the mouth of a sheep.


 

Fish Fish

 

The fish was reportedly reeled in by Nathan Martin, a regular on the pier.


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Mr Martin said he had been hoping to catch a sheepshead fish when he came face-to-face with a "mouth full of teeth".


The BBC reported, he told McClatchy News "It's a very good fight when you're fighting on the line, it's a really good catch, and it tastes very good." levant


Source: BBC
Image source: Jennette's Pier/BBC