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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl8368

Witch flounder, a flatfish seen on level bottom habitats which, like the goosefish, relies on camouflage to hide itself. Even in the deep sea where very little sunlight penetrates, color, texture, and concealment remain important.

Image ID: expl8368, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Maryland, Baltimore Canyon
Photo Date: 2013 May 19
Credit: Deepwater Canyons 2013 -Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS

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