This fish - potentially a Malacosarcus sp. - is a bit of a mystery for our science team as these prickelfish are usually found at shallower depths.

This fish - potentially a Malacosarcus sp. - is a bit of a mystery for our science team as these prickelfish are usually found at shallower depths. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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