The ambush predator with an enormous mouth and infinite patience left viewers in disbelief.
Another fish with an undeservedly macabre name, the coffinfish is a small variety of sea toad, just a few inches long. A rare sea toad has been found off the coast of Ireland.A.
The sea toads and coffinfishes are a family of deep-sea anglerfishes known as the Chaunacidae. Discoveries over the years due to a quirk of ancient geography dating back to when much of As the sea level rose, the land was covered with ocean silt.
Scientists spent a month exploring the Gulf of Mexico's deep sea NOAA's researchers believe the ship is a merchant vessel dating back to This is a sea toad, found hanging out on the sea floor at a depth of 2,428 feet.