• We're accidentally driving this extremely ugly fish to extinction

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

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    This extremely ugly fish is in danger.
    The population of Atlantic wolffish has dwindled dramatically, and it's going to be hard to recover.
    Despite their unattractive visage, wolffish are remarkable creatures and have an important role in their ecosystem.
    They're particularly threatened by bottom-trawling vessels that unintentionally scoop them up as bycatch and destroy their habitats.
    The Atlantic wolffish is not an attractive beast.
    Its appearance is characterized by its large, fang-like teeth , which are used to crush prey like crabs, lobsters and sea urchins...
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