Midshipman Fish


With a face only a mother could love, the Plainfin Midshipman is a master in its own habitat. Well adapted to life in the deep and in shallow, intertidal zones, its eerie appearance is complimented only by its vibrant photophores and unnerving sound.


It produces a loud humming noise, which can be heard by clicking

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Sound-byte courtesy of Robert Bland and the team at the San Francisco State University RTC Pier.



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