Source: National Geographic
Author: Sarah Gibbens
Observed at a staggering depth of more than 8,000 feet below the surface of the ocean, scientists think they may have found a new species.
The small wriggling creature is a snailfish and comes from the family Liparidae. For having been found at the depths of the ocean, the snailfish is unexpectedly cute, more resembling a small minnow than one of the ocean’s deep creatures.