Off the coast of Australia caught a fish thought to be extinct without a face

Off the coast of Australia caught a fish thought to be extinct without a face

Australian biologists caught off the coast of the continent was considered extinct fish without eyes, whose mouth is located in the lower part of the body.

Off the coast of Australia caught a fish thought to be extinct without a face

Last unusual creature in sight researchers in the 1870s in the Coral Sea near Papua - New Guinea, Sun reported.

Off the coast of Australia caught a fish thought to be extinct without a face

"Fish Without a Face" was caught at a depth of about four kilometers. Scientists suggest that the rudiments of the eyes in the "monster" under the skin tissues. According to biologists, it is difficult to say what species belongs virtually unexplored deep ocean dweller.

Besides the amazing fish, Australian researchers have found in the waters off the coast of northern Tasmania a few things that were not previously known to science. Among them - the fish that are able to stand on the bottom of the three fins, fish with light-sensitive plates, and a variety of crabs and sea worms.