ZiggyMeg (ziggymeg) wrote in wtf_nature,
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Deep Seamonsters

Yes, I'm new. And I looked through all of the corresponding tags, so if this has been posted, it's out of my hands.

My secret love:

Anoplogaster cornuta (a.k.a. "fangtooth" or "ogrefish")

A fantastic resource for all of your scientific ogrefish questions: FishBase

It has the largest teeth proportional to body size of any fish in the ocean...









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