The strangest supposed “fish” yet?

I’m sure that several years ago a bunch of out of work “oceanographers” like the people here got board and started faking various “fish” that only they ever saw in the wild and only they ever photographed and that lived in the “deep” ocean where nobody could verify their existence. I assume this was a funny joke that got out of hand and now they’re stuck with having to come up with a new “fish” every so often to keep up the ruse. Here’s the latest, a fish with a see-through head:

For the first time, a large Pacific barreleye fish – complete with transparent head – has been caught on film by scientists using remotely operated vehicles at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. The deep-sea fish’s tubular eyes pivot under a clear dome.

Comments

  1. #1 Doug Alder
    November 24, 2013

    That’s really an alien overlord. The oceanographers, and marine biologists, have been ordered by the New World Order (run by aliens btw) to perpetuate the myth that they are fish.

  2. #2 Daniel McCoy
    United States
    November 26, 2013

    Yeah, they seem to expect us to believe HP Lovecraft inspired stuff like this too:

    http://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2010/nov/24/submersible-squid-worm

  3. #3 Sylvester B
    January 15, 2014

    How about a really strange denizen of the deep?
    http://www.euronews.com/2013/02/08/flying-squid-outruns-usain-bolt-/

    I have seen flying fishes, but flying squid?

    JimB

  4. #4 Greg Laden
    January 15, 2014

    Wait until you see what I have in store for everyone in my next post at 10,000 birds!

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