Freaky Fish #6: Wolftrap Angler - Oceana USA
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2008-10-13 00:00:00

Freaky Fish #6: Wolftrap Angler

Wolftrap Angler – Thaumatichthys binghamiThis angler apparently neglected to get braces – as evidenced by its severe overbite. Its upper jaw overhangs its lower jaw by far, giving it the appearance, as Claire Nouvian observes, of “a rugby player who forgot to remove his mouthguard.” And unlike many other anglers, who have a bioluminescent lure as a rod, this one keeps it inside his mouth. See the rest of the freaky fish and cast your vote at http://oceana.org/freaky-fish-contest for your chance to win IMAX tickets and more…