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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn7997

Bottom-dwelling fish - Ipnos sp. The yellow organs on the head are modified eyes that may be used to detect bioluminescent prey, or possibly serve as lures.

Image ID: expn7997, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 20160630T221633Z
Credit: NOAA/OAR/OER, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas, Leg 3.

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