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Alien of the Deep

News Source :  http://news.nationalgeographic.com
by James Owen

Photograph courtesy Julius Nielsen, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

Looking like a creature from the Alien movies, this nightmarish “longhead dreamer” anglefish (Chaenophryne longiceps) was until recently an alien species to Greenland water.

The dreamer, which grows to a not-so-monstrous 6.7 inches (17 centimeters) in length, is 1 of 38 fish species [...]