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Blobfish

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Blobfish

Psychrolutes marcidu

Type:

Fish

Habitat/ Range:

Deepwater off the coast of Australia and Tasmania

Size:

12 in

Conservation Status:

Unlisted

Did You Know?:

You may know blobfish as pink, gooey looking fish with a droopy look, but they do not look that way in their natural habitat, deep below the sea. Their gelatinous makeup helps them from being crushed, and they look more like the image above.

You find a fish that (when out of water) has a droopy appearance