WATCH: Giant Sea Monster Discovered Off Catalina Island Coast

Published:10:48 am EDT, October 16, 2013| Updated:10:48 am EDT, October 16, 2013|

An 18-foot-long oarfish carcass was discovered off the coast of California's Catalina Island by Jasmine Santana, a local snorkeling instructor.

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It took 15 people to get the leviathan's body out of the water, which is still pretty small by oarfish standards. The illusive creatures are known to grow nearly 60-feet-long. Still, the island intends to put the rare fish on display for future visitors to enjoy.

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