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'Black Seadevil' Captured On Film During Deep Sea Dive

This little guy is aptly nicknamed the "Black Seadevil."

He was captured on film by researchers with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute after during a dive into Monterey Canyon off the coast of California this month.

Researchers believe that this is the first video captured of the fish - known scientifically as Melanocetus, or a deep-sea anglerfish - alive at the depth it was seen. The video was taken at about 600 meters deep into the canyon.

If you're worried that this scary-looking fish is a possible threat, just remember that it's only about 9 centimeters long.

For more information on the fish and other expeditions undertaken by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, head to their website:

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