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This fish belongs to a group of anglerfishes known as lophiiformes. This species,...
Dr. Stephen Cairns
Dr. Stephen Cairns is a research zoologist and chair of the Department of...
The Whalefish Mystery
Meet the Suspects
More than a century ago, in 1895, two Smithsonian scientists...
Citizens of the Sea
The incredible variety of marine life—in numbers, body form, behavior, and...
A Sub and a Sea Toad
Have you ever seen a creature so unusual? This fish (22 cm long) is called a...