25 Crazy Deep Sea Creatures Surfaced by a Russian Fisherman

25. Macrourus

This one we know either as a grenadier or rattail fish, for the obvious rat tail hanging off its back end. The buggy eyes and pointy nose really make the macrourus look like an ocean fairing rodent. Also, like their land roaming namesake, one can find rattails almost anywhere in the depths of the ocean. Whether they carry disease like land rats remains to be seen.

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