The deep abyss off Australia’s coasts is still mostly unknown to scientists.
It’s why researchers from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Museum Victoria are currently aboard a monthlong voyage off the east coast. The mission is to uncover what’s lurking deep down in the ocean.
And lo and behold, they’ve found this rather freaky looking faceless fish.
“It’s seriously out of the ordinary,” Dianne Bray said. Bray is from the Vertebrate Zoology department at Museum Victoria, and is currently on board the research vessel Investigator. Read more…