This rare deep sea fish was caught by fishermen off Sri Lanka’s coast on July 22 2014.
This mysterious sea creature measures four feet for about 7.5 kg. For further details, the fish was handed over to the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA).
About three months ago, another deep sea fish ressembling the present weird creature was caught off the coast of India. After analysis, it was determined to belongs to the Rhinochimaera genus and Chimaera family.
But the question remains: Why are these weird fish leaving and migrating away from their deep sea habitats into shallower waters? More images of this weird deep sea creature here.