Yet another sea monster has been found, this time in Swansea, NSW, Australia. Ethan Tipper posted the photo on Facebook, asking "What the f*** is this?".

Many alleged sea monsters are partially decomposed basking sharks (very large sharks) and other large fish and mammals. In this instance, an expert has identified the animal as a pike eel.

In 2013 a sea monster that washed ashore on Tauranga beach was identified as a badly rotted killer whale corpse.