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FORT PIERCE, Florida -- This shrimp isn't an average crustacean.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission posted several photos on Facebook from fisherman Steve Bargeron, who watched a fellow fisherman hook a massive crustacean at a dock in Fort Pierce, Fla.

These types of crustaceans have eyes on stalks that can move independently of one another, FWC said on its Facebook page.

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Bargeron described the creature to FWC as being about 18-inches-long, and striking its own tail. It was grabbed by its back like a lobster.

Scientists haven't determined the exact species. It could be a type of mantis shrimp and are continuing to review the photos to determine its identity.

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