Weird Fish With Human Teeth Found on a US Beach; Know More About Sheepshead Fish (Watch Video)

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You may not believe your eyes but fish with human teeth has been found by on a US beach by a mother who was shocked to see the marine creature. The woman believes that she has 'never seen anything like it', as per reports.  The strange looking fish has a full set of teeth that look exactly like what humans have.  The fish was found on a popular beach and left people shocked because of its ghastly look.  The species of fish looks like a normal one from a distance, however, a closer look discloses that it has a full set of teeth just like humans would have. In the picture, you can see that the fish doesn't just have teeth on the outwards of the mouth but even inside. Its mouth is full of different types of teeth that look like humans' Fish With Pigeon Head Found in China, Watch Video of The Weird Looking Mutant Species!

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According to reports by Daily Star, mother Maleah Burrows, 31, found this creature as she walked with her child on the shores of St Simon’s Island in Georgia, US. She said to the publication:  "We were just walking along the beach and it was washed up far from the shoreline and caught our attention. I originally just thought it was a plain old fish – nothing exciting, but I still wanted to show my three-year-old." She further said, "It had really thick, large scales on its body which was interesting. It had an entire mouthful of teeth – they weren’t pointy but blunt like animals. Behind it’s first row of teeth were buds that filled up its entire mouth. I’m not sure what they were, but I'm guessing more teeth.”

The fish she had found has been identified as sheepshead fish, that are known to have unusual teeth because of their dietary needs.

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Fish with HUMAN teeth found by a stunned mum on US beach(Watch video) :

Sheepshead Fish (Archosargus Probatocephalus)

Sheepshead Fish is an unusual looking marine creature that is known to have sets of teeth like human beings. In fact, once they grow into an adult they have well-defined incisors at the front of the jaw, like humans and molars in three rows in the upper jaw and two rows in the lower jaw. They have such set of teeth becaus of their dietary needs. Their strong, heavy grinders set of teeth help them crush the shells of other aquatic animals that it consumes. The combination of teeth helps the sheepshead relish an omnivorous diet that consists of a variety of vertebrates, invertebrates and some plants. The reason behind sheepshead being called so isn't yet clear but it is said that it refers to how its teeth look like sheep’s teeth.

The unusual marine creature uses its teeth to crush shrimp, clams, crabs and mussels and other marine organisms that have a hard shell.