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deepest ever Deep-sea fish captured on camera

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posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 06:47 AM
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The deepest living fish ever spotted in the southern hemisphere have been caught on camera.


The bizarre-looking pink creatures were photographed at a depth of 7,560m (24,800ft), swimming in the Kermadec Trench off the coast of New Zealand.

news.bbc.co.uk...

I hope those of you who find this interesting enjoy it.

[edit on 13-11-2009 by genius/idoit]

[edit on 13-11-2009 by genius/idoit]




posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 04:44 PM
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I'm running this past you guys once more.
take a look



posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 04:48 PM
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Thanks for posting this.

I followed the link and watched the video. I noticed that there was also a smaller fish that didn't seem like it was the same species. Side note they reminded me of large guppies.

S & F



posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 04:49 PM
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Fanatstic stuff!!!

It really does make you wonder about all the different types of fish we dont know about down there


By the way, I think this should be in fragile earth rather than cryptozoology...they are after all confirmed to be real



posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 04:52 PM
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Very cool.

Reminds me of polliwogs with fins.



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 11:50 AM
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They have eyes. Very interesting.



posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 10:23 AM
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We know more from the surface of Mars than the deep seas of our planet.

Or something like that, I don't remember well.



posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 12:22 PM
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This is so exciting!

It's in the Liparidae, or snailfish, family. Check it out:

en.wikipedia.org...

These guys are awesome.

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posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 12:24 PM
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They are probably vestigial and more like eyespots than eyes. I bet they are used for light sensing of bioluminescence in their prey (some copepods and stuff who eat bioluminescent bacteria). I am positive that they are not complex eyes. They wouldn't be necessary.



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