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Deep sea anglerfish Chaunax pictus
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Deep sea anglerfish (Chaunax pictus)

September 14, 2005
This fish, originally thought to be a pink deepsea anglerfish (Chaunax pictus), tries to scare off the Johnson Sea-Link by raising itself on its pelvic fins. Also seen in the photo are white deepsea branching corals. The fish has subsequently been identified as a redeye gaper.

Islands in the Stream: May 10 - October 3, 2001


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