Discoverichthys praecox, a likely never before seen larval Ipnopidae. Blackwater dive off Kona, Hawaii. Body size about 3.5cm. Photographed in 15 feet of water with the bottom 6000 feet below.  Pacific Ocean.


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Image ID: 0287082-SKO-X.jpg

Discoverichthys 2

Discoverichthys praecox, a likely never before seen larval Ipnopidae. Blackwater dive off Kona, Hawaii. Body size about 3.5cm. Photographed in 15 feet of water with the bottom 6000 feet below. Pacific Ocean.
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / Steven Kovacs

Image dimensions: 5400x3823

URL for this image: https://pictures.blueplanetarchive.com/image/I0000FnDptAUcOJM