Here’s One Of The Most Terrifying Creatures Of The Deep…Good Luck Sleeping Tonight

Don’t believe me? This Monkfish let us take some close up shots about that was captured 80 miles off the coast of Gibraltar. As the ROV draws near, notice the filament like lure, or esca, between the fish’s eyes. Laying quietly, the monkfish moves the esca to attract other fish which it then swallows whole! This monster looks less like something earthly and high demand for its delicate flesh has caused serious decline of this interesting species.

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