New Trap May Take Deep-Sea Fish Safely Out of the Dark

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: July 1, 2004   View Article

In the cold and dark depths of the seas, some fish attract their prey with bioluminescent lures. Others have huge mouths that allow them to chomp enough food in a single bite to sustain them for weeks.

Scientists are eager to learn more about these creatures, but whenever they try to bring them up to the surface and transport them to a laboratory, they die.

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