Whatever this is, it certainly deserves a cadre of cultists to worship it. Ong Han Boon was fishing off the south end of Singapore when he hauled this horror aboard his tiny ship.
Dig the video, it’s HyPnOtIc.
A quick scan of the internet suggests this beastie is an Astrophyton muricatum,1 a critter only found in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. If this specimen isn’t a wayward cryptid, I’d bet dollars to doughnuts it’s some manner of Gorgoncephalidae.
The esteemed Dr. Karl Shuker chimed in, agreeing with my wild guess regarding the beast’s identity. Yes!Is there a marine biologist in the house? Kindly give us your craziest guess on our Facebook page, at Twitter, or in the comments below!