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The Terrifying Fish with Transparent Teeth

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Published on Aug 10, 2019

The deep-sea dragonfish is a predator that lives deep in the Pacific Ocean. Like many other deep sea predators, it's got an oversized jaw and a bioluminescent appendage to attract prey, but it does have one weird (and strangely useful) difference: its teeth are transparent!

Thumbnail Credit: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

Hosted by: Hank Green

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Sources:
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