An expert on Lock Ness claims that Nessie is most likely a giant Wels Catfish.
The claim that the Loch Ness monster is a Wels Catfish was made by 52-year-old Steve Feltham, whose been searching for the cryptid, a creature that is suggested to exist but hasn’t been discovered, for 24 years. He says that the catfish would explain most of the odd occurrences, but not all of them, reports Discovery News.
The Wels Catfish can grow to be 13 feet long and weigh 800 pounds. They can also live for up to 30 years. Feltham says that he isn’t ready to give up his search for the Loch Ness monster quite yet. He holds the Guinness World Record for the longest constant search for the cryptid, Discovery News notes.
“I hope it turns out to be something far more exciting than a catfish,” Feltham told Fox News. “It’s a mundane creature, even though it’s massive.”