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Check out Histiophryne psychedelica, a new species named for its crazy tan and peach stripes and lackadaisical style of getting around the sea floor, which resembles hopping more than swimming. The fish is described in this month's issue of the journal Copeia.
Divers first spotted the fish in January 2008 in the harbor of Ambon Island, Indonesia.
The fist-sized fishies are covered with thick folds of skin that scientists think protect them while they're hunting for food amid sharp coral. Their tails are curled to one side, which may affect their ability to steer — hence, their bouncing mode of transportation.