Deep Sea Fish Species - The sea is salty waters and very broad, so dominates most areas of the world. Thus it is impossible if the largest area in the world is uninhabited. Under the sea, there is a lot of variety of plants and animals.
Sea is also a habitat for living things in it, such as various species of fish, coral reefs, marine mammals and small animals of the sea. The farther depths of the sea, there will be underwater creatures that are strange and rare.
Underwater deepest point ever discovered is 11 kilometers, which is in the Mariana Trench, the Philippines. You must be wondering, whether there are marine animals such as fish that are deep in the ocean depths there? Let’s take look, 10 species of marine fish in a strange and rare below.
Goblin sharks, with the scientific name of the species Mitsukurina Owstoni is living under water. This animal is referred to as a “living fossil”, because the goblin shark is the only extant species of the family Mitsukurinidae, with lineage some 125 million years old.
Characteristic of the pink-skinned animal has a long snout cheek with a prominent jaw and teeth like nails to protrude. The length of this goblin shark can reach 3 to 4 meters in adulthood.
Usually the goblin shark is in the upper continental slope, submarine canyon, and seamounts worldwide at depths of over 100 meters. The more adult the shark, the more it’s going further away in the depths of the sea.
Goblin sharks are moving slowly, because it has a soft body and fins are small. As prey, this species will hunt teleost fish, squid, and crustaceans. With long snouts allow can snap up prey with its jaws.
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