Dr Dave Johnson from the US National Museum in Washington just emailed me about an incredible eel that he and colleagues recently described.  The fish, Protanguilla palau, is now classified in a new family, the Protanguillidae.  It is one of the oldest eels (in evolutionary ter

The video was taken in a cave at a depth of 35 m on a fringing reef in Palau.  For more information on the paper go to the Proceedings of the Royal Society website.

Dave Johnson at the Australian Museum.