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Togiak, Alaska, United States

No one in Togiak had ever seen a fish like this before. In the photo it looks like a cross between a tad pole and a piranha! With help from ADF&G it has been identified as the smooth lumpsucker fish, found at depths of up to 1000 meters.

Smooth lumpsucker
Shane Hertzog

See Also

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Aptocyclus ventricosus summary page

Smooth Lumpsucker - Alaska Sealife Center