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New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]
New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]

Scientists have discovered a new species of fish that glides gently through the water on white, translucent wings 5 miles beneath the ocean surface. It is the deepest living fish ever discovered.  "We were just blown away when we saw it," said Paul Yancey, a biology professor at Whitman College, Washington who studies how animals adapt to life in the deep sea. "Someone on the ship said it looks like a cross between a puppy, an angel and an eel." The fish was first spotted in November during an international research cruise to the Mariana Trench -- the deepest place on Earth. The new fish, which has not yet been named, was discovered by accident. In the...

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