Thought to be an anglerfish, its two forward-facing eyes are a first for the fish world
By Dawn StoverPosted 04.03.2008 at 2:28 pm 3 Comments
The flat face and leglike pectoral fin suggest that this newly found fish is an anglerfish.
M. Snyder, starknakedfish.com/divingmaluku.com
Divers have spotted a new type of fish off Ambon Island in Indonesian waters. The striped fish, which is about the size of a human fist, is believed to be an anglerfish because it crawls along the ground and into crevices using leglike pectoral fins.