The ocean covers 71% of the Earth’s surface, but despite humanity’s deep affinity for the ocean, it remains largely unknown to us. In fact, it is estimated that 95% of the ocean remains unexplored by humans. For marine biologists, new surprises and discoveries are always a very real possibility. And that’s just what happened to this pair of scientists when they laid their eyes on footage of a never-before-seen angler fish from the deep sea.
Watch below to see footage of the strange sea creature with live commentary from the amazed scientists.