The World's Saddest Looking Fish May Soon Become Extinct!

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No matter how you look at it, the Blobfish has to be one of the most miserable looking animals you have probably ever encountered. And, it has a reason to be - If the fisherman continue to overfish this glum looking animal, it will soon disappear forever!

The blobfish is a deep sea fish that can be found off the coast of mainland Australia and the island of Tasmania. With very few muscles, the fish is primarily a mass of gelatin with a density that is slightly less than the ocean water. This enables it to float around on the ocean bed, without swimming or exerting any energy! As it bobs around, it feeds off anything edible that floats its way.

While not edible, blobfish live so close to the ocean bed, that they often get caught in the nets thrown to catch lobsters. As deep sea fishing becomes more prevalent in the region, an increasing number of blobfish are being pulled up - leading scientists to believe that they may soon become extinct. Now that would be really sad wouldn't it?

sources: wikipedia.org, dailymail,co.uk

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486 Comments
  • Blobfish womanFriday, December 14, 2018 at 1:21 pm
    U guys r so right about blobfish.
    • Blobfish womanFriday, December 14, 2018 at 1:20 pm
      They are so miserable and cute. I loved them ever since 1st grade.
      • Blobfish loverTuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:24 am
        My favorite animal since second grade. 😏
        • blobfish fanTuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:34 am
          BLOBFISH R AMAZING!!!!!!
          • blobfish fanTuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:32 am
            im sad!!! blobfish are amazing!!! live blobfish live!!! they r so interesting!
            • #BlobfishGangTuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:25 am
              NOONE WILL DESTROY MY PRECIOUS BLOBFISH!!!! THEY WILL DESTROY YOU!!!!!!!!
              • Me,Myself and ITuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:23 am
                Why do u want to eat it its soooo beautiful
                • KamerynTuesday, November 6, 2018 at 11:43 am
                  I could not even watch the video.
                  • MathChamp90Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:15 pm
                    WHYYYYYYYY I'm doing overfishing for my topic but this article is just sad.
                    • merisysixi
                      merisysixiTuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:55 am
                      emoji man, why