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This article contains information relating to a hoax. According to Cambridge dictionary a hoax is "a ​plan to ​deceive a ​large ​group of ​people; a ​trick."

The Unknown Fish is a strange looking fish reportedly caught on a beach in Tampa Bay, Florida back in July 2006. The photos have widely circulated on the internet. The fish was sold on eBay for a winning price of $637 under the name: mummified sea monster corpse.


It has been proved to be a hoax, though the maker of the hoax says that it was based on a real fish.


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