The creatures have been branded as similar to those in new Harry Potter film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemCredit: CENRoman, from the city of Murmansk, regularly posts photos online which often cause a stir among his followers.
One of the bug-eyed fish ended up in Roman’s net
The pictures feature slimy creatures with bug eyes and razor-sharp teeth.
This strange fish-like creature has huge eyesCredit: CEN
Some have been been likened to a̳l̳i̳e̳n̳s from another planet.
Whilst this fish is a very unusual colourCredit: CEN
Some of the hulking beasts are so big, Roman’s nets can barely contain them.
A friendly stingray smiles for the camera
He revealed that his favourite ever mutant fish looks like a prehistoric shark with bizarre teeth.
This creature needs a quick trip to the dentist
And the experienced fisherman is often stumped by the species he catches and relies on social media users to help identify them.
Another scaly-beast which does not look at all happy about being caught
One user said: “Those fish are awesome.”
This poor fish looks like it has been flattened
While another added: “I hope I won’t get nightmares after seeing all these beasts.”
Shocked viewers said they would have nightmares from looking at themCredit: CEN