The craziest fish jaws ever (video)


(via Deep Sea News)

4 responses to “The craziest fish jaws ever (video)

  1. note, this video was out there on YouTube for a while, but then Peter Wainwright, who made it, showed it in the intro Bio class I teach with him at UC Davis a few weeks ago and I tweeted about it, and it went viral — see my post for more detail — http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com/2009/11/and-sling-jaw-wrasse-makes-it-to-espn.html

  2. There are several species of cichlids which have similar jaws. I haven’t kept up with cichlid taxonomy, but take a look at the genus Petinia (if it is still there).

  3. Here you go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbGILi8p5Y8
    This is the red form of the bay snook.

  4. Oh lord, that is a creepy fish!