Florida Fish And Wildlife Research Institute

FWC believes giant eyeball that washed ashore a South Florida beach belonged to a swordfish. (Source: FWC)

FWC: Softball-Size Eyeball Appears To Be From Swordfish

The mystery behind the giant eyeball that washed up on a South Florida beach may be solved.


A giant eyeball found along the Pompano Beach shoreline (Source: Carli Segelson/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)

Softball-Size Eyeball Washes Ashore In Pompano Beach

It is unknown what species it came from. Judging by the size of the eyeball, some propose it could be a giant squid or a whale.