Saturday, March 27, 2010

Macropinna microstoma - A species with a transperent head

Macropinna microstoma is a species of fish which is known for being transparent. So much that you can see the internal parts of its head and eyes. Even the lenses of its eyes can be seen. The fish is found at 800 meters depth in the pacific. It stands almost motionless in the water to hunt.  

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