This fish, of the family Aphyonidae, had never before been seen alive. In situ observations like this are critical to understanding an organism’s life and we now have the first evidence of where these fish live!

This fish, of the family Aphyonidae, had never before been seen alive. In situ observations like this are critical to understanding an organism’s life and we now have the first evidence of where these fish live! Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

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