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NZ Herald/NZPA: Deepest-dwelling fish in Southern Hemisphere photographed

Peter Griffin posted in on November 16th, 2009.

A species of ‘snailfish’, which lives over 7km deep, has been photographed by an international team including scientists from New Zealand. Properly named Notoliparis kermadecensis, the fish is the deepest-living of any in the Southern Hemisphere, and can only survive at the huge pressure found at such depths, limiting their habitats to oceanic trenches. An […]

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