Blobfish

Blobfish

Description

A "blobfish" encountered during a pipeline survey at over 1000 m depth off Angola. A species from the family Psychrolutidae.

Item Type:Image
Title:Blobfish
Creator(s):Gates, A
Date:21 May 2014
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpion fish & sculpins) > Psychrolutidae (Sculpins, blobfishes)
Species:Psychrolutes?
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1257
Countries:West Africa > Angola
Rig:Seven Pacific
Project Partners:Subsea 7
Keywords:blobfish Psychrolutidae
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:23 May 2014

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