A gempylid fish (family Gempylidae, most likely a species of Gemfish, Rexea) at a depth of 659 m, north-west of Osprey Island, Coral Sea, off northern Queensland, 19 May 2010.
Scientsts captured the footage while working on the Deep Australia Project, which is investigating the evolutionary origins of human sight.
Last Updated: 14 September 2010
A Gemfish caught off Brunswick Heads View full size
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