Fish with human teeth and lips caught in Malaysia

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An unusual sea creature with human-like teeth that has left many in shock has been identified.

Images of the animal were horrible and left millions guessing what it is.

The pictures sparked an instant social media frenzy or a meltdown.

It is believed the creature was caught in Malaysia.

Malaysian local news site, The Rakyat Post identified the ocean beats as a triggerfish, and say that it is common around Malaysia.

They also reported it was likely to be an “ayam laut” or “ikan jebong” – a form of triggerfish.

The creature belongs to the Balistidae family and they are known for their “nasty behavior”.

According to the National Geographics, the species is known to be territorial and aggressive, using its teeth to battle with crabs and sea urchins.

Rakyat Post notes that triggerfish can grow up to 3.3ft long – with the largest being the “stone triggerfish” which is typically found in the Eastern Pacific between Mexico and Chile.

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