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Bizarre fish: Macropinna microstoma

  1. Mar 1, 2009 #1

    Monique

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    I just saw this today, last week researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute found a bizarre-looking deep-sea fish off the coast of California. It is a fish that was first described in 1939, it has a transparent head in which you can clearly see its organs. It has now been captured on camera:

    http://www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2009/barreleye/barreleye.html

    http://www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2009/barreleye/barreleye1-350.jpg [Broken]
     
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  3. Mar 1, 2009 #2
    Thats a bit scary but its got a cute little face.
     
  4. Mar 1, 2009 #3
    aww thats so cool.
     
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