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Hatchetfish

While the actions of hatchetfish aren't overly WTF, I still think the way they look deserves some WTFery. ... especially when they look

right at you...:





I got these last two just google imaging them... I like how one has the hunchback and the other the ... bucket belly?

Apparently the largest species can get up to two feet, although most are smaller.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_hatchetfish
There's a (rather short) wiki.

I am quite sure that that first image is the fish trying to re-create the drama icon of two masks:
Try and deny that.
Tags: deep sea, fish, marine life, predator, sea life
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