They are giblets, they're the liver.
what you ate in that picture was not the liver. The liver on monk fish looks similar to foie gras and has a whitish pink color and silky velvety texture. It is not attached to the area shown here. What you ate is most likely the monk fishes gonads. here are some monkfish liver pics.
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Rocky ocean oysters?
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lol someone needs to tell the guy in the video what he thinks the liver is.
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