A "blobfish" encountered during an ROV video survey at over 1300 m depth off Tanzania. A species from the family Psychrolutidae.
|Date:||16 September 2013|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpion fish & sculpins) > Psychrolutidae (Sculpins, blobfishes)|
|Species:||Psychrolutes sp., Paragorgia|
|Behaviour:||Hiding behind Paragorgia (bubblegum) coral.|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Pweza-3|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Rig:||Deep Sea Metro I|
|Project Partners:||BG Group, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||13 August 2014|
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