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Hairy anglerfish
Image ID: 29658
Common Name: Hairy anglerfish
Scientific Name: Caulophryne
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Description: The long appendages that give the hairy anglerfish its name are likely to be sensors that reveal the presence of likely deep-sea prey wandering into striking distance. This is one of the larger anglerfishes, growing a meter long.
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