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The Antarctic brainbeard plunderfish (Pogonophryne cerebropogon).

Drawing of Antartic brainbeard plunderfish

The Antarctic brainbeard plunderfish (Pogonophryne cerebropogon), a new species recently collected at a depth of 300 m in the Ross Sea. The long chin barbel is used as a lure to attract prey. This species is nearly 15 inches long.

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

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