Nessie hunters have flocked to the site ever since and even used a yellow submarine made out of fibre glass dubbed The Viperfish
to hunt for the elusive beast in 1969.
Lanternfish, hatchetfish, viperfish
, and dragonfish are just some of the others.
One fang-toothed monster, the Sloane's viperfish
(Chauliodus sloani), could fit inside your hand.
From the straight-out-of-a-Stephen King-book goblin shark to giant isopod, angler fish, viperfish
and ghost sharks, deep sea creatures are all kinds of bizarre.
Fishes dominated the diet of these whales; in total, we recovered 9451 otoliths of fishes and jaws of 18 Sloan's Viperfish
and unstinting denunciation of the indigenous, over-exploitative and viruliferous kings, quislings of the colonialists who exploit the situation to aggrandize themselves continue in this novel as well.
From lionfish to devil rays and tiger sharks, POP-UP SEA CREATURES (0810958775, $14.95) provides an excellent survey of deep sea animals from giant squid to viperfish
conger eels, a viperfish
(Chauliodus sloani, Bloch & Schneider, 1801 and a Synaphobranchus sp.
Dan, from Connecticut, said: "In 1969, my submarine Viperfish
made 50 to 60 dives but didn't come up with anything other than a few unusual sonar readings.
Some of them are intended as comic characters: a bottom-scrounging, rude nurse shark; a displaced, hard-of-hearing fringed sole looking for the Arabian Sea; and a catfish of renowned wisdom who advises that they pray to the humans' deity, "Bob." Others--like the brash marlin, Jotaro, and a viperfish
, whom Old Fish must fight--are intended for drama.
Exercising discretion, Dunham called his boat Viperfish
and never identified the K-219, the Soviet Golf II that went down in 1968 with ballistic missiles aboard and became the target of a celebrated CIA salvage operation, code-named JENNIFER.
The system consists of two ultralow-light video cameras (Monochrome Navigator, Remote Ocean Systems, San Diego, CA), the video capture electronics and system controller (Viperfish
Deep, Deep Development Corporation, Sumas, WA), a temperature and pressure recorder (SBE 39TP, Seabird Electronics Inc., Bellvue, WA), a custom-built battery pack and relay used to trigger a delayed bait release-system (BWR, Sexton Photographics LLC, Salem, OR), and syntactic foam blocks for positive buoyancy (Flotation Technologies, Biddeford, ME).