World’s Deepest Fish Found In Mariana Trench

Francis YupangcoBy Francis Yupangco 4 years ago
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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRm8wr08xsU&w=560&h=315] The Pacific’s Mariana Trench is home to the world’s deepest fish. This deep-sea snail fish  has been found at 5 miles deep, the deepest depth any fish has ever been found living to date. This little 6 inch long snail fish with its translucent body and eel like tail was found by using bait to draw it to the deep sea camera. Although the video was taken, the scientist were not able to take the specimen to study further or even to name. So we will have to wait in suspense for more information and subsequent trips into the deep for more information on this very cool snail fish. MORE

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Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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