Moss Landing scientists record rare deep-sea creature on video

November 22, 2014 7:33 PM

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In the deep dark waters of the Monterey Canyon, there lives a strange fish with a gaping, wide mouth and a bioluminescent light on its head.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute senior scientist Bruce Robison was leading a dive using the remotely operated vehicle "Doc Ricketts" when he came across the elusive and rarely seen fish on November 17.

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