Deep sea exploration crew spots bizarre fish that looks like a frog, legs and all

Deep Sea Exploration Crew Spots Bizarre Fish That Looks Like a Frog, Legs and All

NOAA's Okeanos Explorer team recently spotted a strange fish with legs during its deep sea mission.

Known generally as a frog fish and specifically as a Chaunax, the underwater creature has flipper-like appendages that allow it to amble over the sea floor.

Evolution has also given the fish a distinct advantage when it comes to capturing prey.

Between its eyes is a lure that draws meals and snacks to within easy striking distance.

The footage of the Chaunax was gathered as part of NOAA's Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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