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Ferrebeekeeper is doing a poor job highlighting strange and magnificent fish for you (which was our blogging New Year’s resolution for 2015). Fortunately I was forcibly reminded to do so this week by marine scientists who discovered a brand new species of anglerfish in the midnight depths of the Gulf of Mexico. 171 more words
A new species of fish that researchers describe as being “downright scary looking” has just been discovered in the deep sea.
The new anglerfish, which has been placed in the genus Lasiognathus, adds to the growing number of formidable-looking known species in the deep sea. 288 more words
The new fish was discovered at a depth of around 4,100 feet (1,250 metres)
It is bright orange with a long head appendage and whisker-like barbels. 69 more words
August 5th, 2015. They are some of the most interesting and unique creatures in the oceans – deep-sea life. Most people can identify a shark or sea turtle or whale, but many are shocked to see what a lanternfish or oarfish looks like. 677 more words