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The Antarctic gravelbeard plunderfish (Artedidraco glareobarbatus).

Drawing of Antarctic gravelbeard plunderfish


The Antarctic gravelbeard plunderfish (Artedidraco glareobarbatus), collected at a depth of 130 m near Franklin Island in the Ross Sea. This species lives in the vicinity of sponge beds and uses its chin barbel as a lure to attract prey. This species is about 6 inches long.

Credit: Danette Pratt, of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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