The Rare And Mysterious Black Sea Devil Was Caught On Film For The First Time Ever!

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Earlier this week, scientists from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California managed to finally capture something on film that they’ve been waiting a long time for – the mysterious Black Sea Devil, an abyssal and bizarre creature that is also known as the scientific name of ‘Melanocetus Johnsonii’. According to the overjoyed researchers, this was the first time this odd little animal was filmed in its natural habitat. The unique fish can live at a depth of up to 3000 meters, which is one of the primary reasons it has simply never been discovered in this way before. The Black Sea Devil they caught on camera was swimming about 600 meters deep in the submarine canyon of Monterrey, on the coast of California. It was a female specimen, and measured around 9 inches in length.

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