March 6, 2012 12:33 PM | By Jason Buckland, MSN Tech & Gadgets
Creatures that never see daylight

Long-nosed chimaera



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Like many deep sea fish, the long-nosed chimaera has been forced to adapt where eyesight holds no function. As far as 2,000 metres below sea level lives the long-nosed chimaera, which has a snout loaded with numerous sensory nerve endings, helping it nab smaller fish to eat. One of the chimaera's dorsal fins is poisonous, too, though at that depth a human certainly wouldn't come in contact with the tropical fish.

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