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Scientists Discover 'Peanut Worm' Fish That Totally Looks Like Something Else

By Mark Pygas

Over the weekend, a team of scientists from the Museums Victoria, Australia, returned from a month-long expedition on board research vessel The Investigator. They were exploring the depths of eastern Australia's abyss, an unexplored region 4,000 meters below the sea.

During their expedition, they rediscovered a species of fish known as the "faceless fish" that hasn't been seen since 1873, and even got a photo of it. The problem? No one can take their discoveries seriously. Why? Here's what one of the creatures they discovered, the "peanut worm," looks like...