An unborn one-eyed white baby shark has stunned fishermen in Indonesia.

The remarkable catch was found inside an adult shark that died after being caught in their nets.

The rare Albino shark was caught off the coast of Maluku province, Indonesia on October 10.

It was only when the fishermen cut open the adult shark's body to remove the gut that they found the lifeless little cyclops inside.

The baby shark had formed fins but only one eye in the middle of its head.

One of the fishermen, named Andy, told media: “We found three babies inside its stomach, but one of them looked strange with only one eye. Its colour was strange too, like milk."

Local marina authorities in Indonesia took the creature for further examination.

Reports said the shark likely had Cyclopia, a birth deformity across species that can cause an embryo to form only one eye.

It also had Albinism, which means the shark produces low amounts of melanin, which produces pigment.

It is not the first time a "cyclops" shark has been caught.

In 2011 a United States fisherman sparked disbelief when he reeled in a bizarre-looking fish.

Enrique Lucero León caught a female albino cyclops shark with one eye off the coast of Mexico.

It was found with nine fully-developed siblings inside an adult female dusky shark.

Scientists said at the time the shark would not have survived long outside of the womb due to its rare birth deformity.

And an extraordinary albino shark was hooked by anglers in the UK just weeks ago.

Shop fitter Jason Gillespie, 50, was deep-sea fishing with some friends when he caught an albino tope shark.

The shark, which measured around 3ft, is leucistic, a relatively rare condition which means it has lost all the pigment in its skin.

Jason, from Hampshire, took pictures with the shark then released.

He told local media: "I think generally if they lose their colour they struggle to survive because they don't have the same camouflage and they can't hunt as effectively and they get picked up by predators."

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