Maybe reminiscent of the infamous
Montauk monster, a massive eyeball has washed up on a Florida beach as if Florida
needed anything else weird. It looks an awful lot like the huge squid eyeball
we recently found on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Smithsonian. The strange
eye washed up on Florida’s Pompano Beach, where it was found by a beachcomber.
Instead of whisking it away, as was the case in Montauk, the fine citizen
handed it over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Scientists
will use genetic testing to try to figure out who the eye belonged to. The
primary suspect right now is that it would be a big fish, such as a swordfish,
tuna, or deep-water fish. It most likely is a squid eye other things with eyes
that big fish, cetaceans have them imbedded in hard tissue. Squid eyes are in comparatively
soft tissue and more likely to dislodge as in the photo you sent. A quick DNA
analysis could easily sort it out for you. That appears to be bones around the
eye, so that would rule out a squid.