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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490 Comments
  • blobfishover 3 years
    I DONT WANNA DIE!!!
    • temmie blobfishover 3 years
      NOOOO! bad humans! long live blob fish! i wonder if they are beautiful aliens.
      • Blobfish womanalmost 4 years
        I luv them
        • Blofish woman almost 4 years
          They are so fascinating and cool.
          • Blobfish womanalmost 4 years
            U guys r so right about blobfish.
            • Blobfish womanalmost 4 years
              They are so miserable and cute. I loved them ever since 1st grade.
              • Blobfish loveralmost 4 years
                My favorite animal since second grade. 😏
                • blobfish fanalmost 4 years
                  BLOBFISH R AMAZING!!!!!!
                  • blobfish fanalmost 4 years
                    im sad!!! blobfish are amazing!!! live blobfish live!!! they r so interesting!
                    • #BlobfishGangalmost 4 years
                      NOONE WILL DESTROY MY PRECIOUS BLOBFISH!!!! THEY WILL DESTROY YOU!!!!!!!!