Science: Transparent head and Tubular Eyes

This must be one of the most freakiest creatures in nature. The species of fish commonly known as Barreleyes have a transparent head inside which resides a pair of tubular eyes. That’s right, a transparent head with tubular eyes inside!

This deep-sea fish has been known to science since 1939 when it was first described. Marine biologists have believed that the tubular eyes provided a tunnel-vision view of what was directly above the fish’s head. So how it ate food from a mouth in front has been a mystery. Until now.

Watch the video and be blown away!

Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute recently solved this mystery…to read further: click.

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