You Won’t Believe the Size of This ‘Shrimp’ Caught in Florida

10646769_10152650258533349_2768074947104602334_n There are a number of ways the world’s oceans can scare the crap out of you… and this is definitely one of them.   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that fisherman Steven Bargeron was fishing from a dock in Fort Pierce when he saw a someone pull this behemoth from the water. Steve said the shrimp, if you can even call it that, measured some 18 inches long and and was striking its own tail when it was brought to the surface.   The FWC says it may be some type of mantis shrimp, but scientists are continuing to review the photos to identify the exact species.…MORE


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