Fishermen in northeastern Canada came up with a specimen that remained a mystery to them, until Nigel Hussey, a researcher with the Ocean Tracking Network, identified the mystery fish as a long-nosed chimaera.
An ancient fish that lives in depths up to 6000 feet, the fish has a mouth bristling wit teeth and a long sensory-filled snout that help the owner find prey in the dark abyss.
They can grow up to five feet long and have a very venomous dorsal spine. Check out the video taken by researchers from the Japan Agency for Marine Science and Technology. Video from a submersible shows the chimera gracefully flapping along.
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