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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5850

Coffinfish - Chaunax umbrinus. This is a type of deep sea angler fish, was seen at 328 meters depth off the SW tip of Niihau. The yellowish frilly structure in the center of its forehead is used as a lure.

Image ID: expn5850, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, Niihau
Photo Date: 20150914T015743Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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