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|Drawing of blobfish by Allan Riverstone McCulloch|
Neophrynichthys marcidus McCulloch, 1926
Blobfish are typically shorter than 30 cm. They live at depths between 600 and 1,200 m (2,000 and 3,900 ft) where the pressure is several dozen times higher than at sea level.
References[change | change source]
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2010). "Psychrolutes marcidus" in FishBase. February 2010 version.
- "So you think you've had a bad day? Spare a thought for the world's most miserable-looking fish, which is now in danger of being wiped out". The Daily Mail. London. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
- Hough, Andrew (26 January 2010). "Blobfish: world's most 'miserable looking' marine animal facing exinction". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 30 September 2012.