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Macropinna microstoma: A Totally ‘Tubular’ Fish

February 25, 2009

Chers Amis,

When I first saw pictures of this fish I instantly wanted to check Snopes.  “How fake looking is that!”I said to myself.  Mais non! These incredible creatures are real – and otherworldly!


MBARI researchers Bruce Robison and Kim Reisenbichler used video taken by unmanned, undersea robots called remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to study barreleye fish in the deep waters just offshore…

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  1. March 3, 2009 9:03 pm

    Completely freaky!!!!!

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