The Fish With No Face


Weird and Wonderful

The fish with no face
11th August 2017

By Lloyd Lugsden

A ‘faceless’ fish has been dredged up from a seabed four kilometres deep by researchers investigating ‘the most unexplored environment on earth’.

The fish, which is about half a metre long, has no visible eyes, nose or mouth at the front of its body – the mouth is on the underside of the fish.

It was discovered by the crew of The Investigator, a ship that is surveying life in the deep waters between Tasmania and the Coral Sea.

The fish has not been spotted since 1873, when the crew of  HMS Challenger recorded one off the coast of Papua New Guinea, according to The Independent.