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Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep Connections 2019. Download larger version (mp4, 70.7 MB).

This anglerfish, in the genus Chaunacops, was seen during Dive 2 of the expedition. These fish have a small lure on a short stalk between their eyes that they wiggle in order to attract prey. While we often see these fish on the seafloor resting or "walking" on modified fins, as shown in this video, sometimes they also swim (albeit not that gracefully).

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