Movie: Gempylid at Osprey Reef

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.

© Justin Marshall, Queensland Brain Institute


Scientsts captured the footage while working on the Deep Australia Project, which is investigating the evolutionary origins of human sight.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, gemfish, Rexea, Gempylidae,