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Eyes wide open

Those are some of the most bulbous eyes we’ve ever seen on a fish – or on anything (CEN)

Monsters of the deep! Russian fisherman reveals jaw-dropping collection of bizarre ocean creatures

These bizarre creatures may look like something from outer space but they were all found in the oceans of planet Earth.

Trawlerman Roman Fyodorov’s has racked up hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram for his collection of weird sea creatures.

Among the latest additions to his collection include a weird shark-like creature with bright red bug eyes which the fisherman dubbed “fish zombie”.

Mr Fyodorov, from the city of Murmansk in north-western Russia’s Arkhangelsk Oblast region, said: “By the way, very famous and delicious fish!”

The fisherman’s job – in charge of fish processing on his boat – means he gets to see all kinds of marine creatures and he regularly posts photos of the more unusual ones found in the nets.

He works for around three months at a time on expeditions and has sailed around the world, including on the waters of Africa and the Atlantic.

Mr Fyodorov is very proud of his collection but – just like the rest of us – has no idea what they actually are…

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