Hi again, bulgy stomach could also be due to a distended swim bladder as they are an abyssal species. Not a very nice looking fish, but apparently
quite tasty! According to the link that U4ik posted the Russians have been fishing for them for years. U4ik's link - interesting site too -
Yea Toad Fish is probably right, with the decomposition (eyes bulging, stomach bulging) it is just making the fish look very strange. The spines
probably fell out as well because of the decomposition, nice find tho.
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