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An exceptionally rare and brightly-coloured sea mouse that live buried 3,000 metres below sea level have washed up alive up on a UK beach. <br />
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The bizarre-looking worm was flung ashore after being caught up in currents and waves following a storm that stirred up sediment on the seabed. <br />
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An aquarist walking along Southsea Beach in Portsmouth, Hants, spotted the recognisable red spines, which appear to change colour as light moves across them. <br />
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It were carried a few hundred yards to the city's Blue Reef Aquarium to live among sea anemones and starfish.