Watch rare footage of a shapeshifting eel with 'remarkably full tummy' swimming in the deep sea

Jul 31, 2020
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Great video! I'm not an icthyologist but this looks to me like Saccopharynx sp. rather than the more familiar Eurypharynx pelecanoides. I'm not sure if E.p. has a distensible abdomen. In the video mentioned it seemed to be using its balooning "pouch" to capture a small shrimp or the like.