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The Assfish Is The Animal With The Smallest Brain-to-Body Ratio

According to wikipedia –

The bony-eared assfish (Acanthonus armatus) is a bathypelagic species of cusk-eel found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans at depths of from 1,171 to 4,415 metres (3,842 to 14,485 ft). It has been found as far north as Queen Charlotte Sound off British Columbia‘s coast.[3] This species grows to a length of 37.5 centimetres (14.8 in) SL. It is the only known member of its genus Acanthonus.[4]

The bony-eared assfish holds the record for the smallest brain-to-body weight ratio of all vertebrates.[5]

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The Mucky Secrets of Nudibranchs [video]

Underwater Photos Of The Year

From Digg.com –

For the 13th year running, Scuba Diving Magazine is presenting the winners of its underwater photography contest, and the results are really, really good.

See a few of the photos HERE.

Befriending A Fish [video]

Bizarre Creatures Found Off Australia [video]

Camouflaging Crabs Have Natural Velcro [video]

Beautiful, Rare, Deep Sea Creatures [video]


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