Between dark passages and mountains
Until the late nineteenth century did not think there was living at depths greater than 2.000 meters.

A century later, in 1977, biologists found that below 2.500 meters was more abundant wildlife than previously thought: giant crabs, mussels 30 cm… Las masas de agua en los fondos abisales están calentadas por chimeneas hidrotérmicas que se abren en las partes inestables de la corteza terrestre.
When one of them is formed, seawater is introduced into the red-hot rock and is expelled, After boiling because of the temperature of the chimney, to some 420 degrees Celsius. These media are full life.

At that frofundidad no stations, or turbulence in the water, and the temperature is always the same, although never more than 2 degrees Celsius. But even here comes solar energy as "snow sea", which are decomposing remains of organisms that inhabit above.

There are many, without knowing how many, predator species swim there; their appearance is often monstrous,, to attract prey, glow. There are also ways of life that are based on the existence of hot springs that are located along fractures in the earth's crust, which they are the ridges which occurs continuously the material that will form the continental plates.

Argyropelecus affinis
He pez silver ax lives in midwater where the light still reaches; because, his eyes are very developed.

Anoplogaster cornuta
The larva of this -left fish- It is covered with thorny excrescences.

Chaenocephalus aceratus
Nothing in the Sea of ​​Scotland and the north of the Antarctic Peninsula to the 770 meters.

Chiasmodon niger
also called guzzling black, This deep-sea fish can dilate the stomach to swallow large prey, as did the copy of the image.

Argyropelecus paficicus
Small and very compressed. He lives in all seas.

Anoplogaster cornuta
The adult is a formidable predator whose teeth, inturned, prevent the prey from escaping.

Sea Viper is about 25 cm long and lives at a depth of 3.500 meters.

Gigantactis venhoeffeni
Abyssal anglerfish attracts its prey by a light beam located on a moving trunk.

Astroscopus zephyreus
scaleless, Big head,With labios.Ojos fringes loud mouth dorsally ubicados.Aletas jugular pelvic and very close to each other .

Bathypterus or tripod fish

Tripod fish (Bathypterois grallator) It is a strange inhabitant of the seabed: You can rest on the mud without sinking.

He lives in the depths to about 3.500 meters below the sea surface. It is held on a kind of stilt comprise three extensions of the fins: two pelvic fins and the lower lobe of the caudal (tail) They extend into long filaments and rigid. El pez se apoya en ellos como si fueran zancos y se queda “de pie” en el fondo del mar. When a dam nothing close, tripod fish jumps out of its resting place and catches.

Melanocetus Johnson
It is a fishing frog fish luring their prey with their lure Luminescent.

Idiacanthus antrostomus
Stags dragon fish are up 7 cm, while females five times longer. -in red skeleton- It is underdeveloped and limited to the head and spine. The rest is cartilaginous.


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  • guao esos pesez tan extraños me llaman mucho la tecion quisiera conoser mas acerca de esto pero el pez que mas me impresiono fue el pez pelicano que vi una vez en una foto tremenda bocota que tiene a.....chaooooooooo