Can you identify this mystery sea creature? Beachgoer spots fluorescent green organism on the sand and wonders if it’s an ‘alien’ – before wildlife expert identifies it
- Mike Arnott, 33, was walking along Portobello Beach in Edinburgh yesterday
- He saw an alien-like fluorescent object on the sand while the tide was out
- Sea mouse worms are covered in iridescent bristles that shimmer in the light
A man thought he saw ‘an alien’ while on a stroll along a Scottish beach – but it turned out to be a type of worm called a ‘sea mouse’.
Mike Arnott, 33, was taking a stroll along his local Portobello Beach, Edinburgh, yesterday when the creature caught his eye.
He found a strange green fluorescent object on the sand while the tide was out.
The engineer originally…