Rare Footage Reveals Anglerfish in Natural Habitat
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute scientists were finally able to capture the first footage of the scary-looking anglerfish 1,900 feet below the bay surface in its natural habitat. Known as the Black Seadevil,the anglerfish has only been caught on film six times. The freaky fish uses a bioluminescent lure atop its head to attract prey, which it then inhales and traps behind its teeth. Only females possess the clever appendage.
By Jordan Moses
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