Blobfish are found at depths where the pressure is several dozens of times higher than at sea level, which would likely make gas bladders inefficient.

The Blobfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 600 - 1200 m environment.

The blobfish (Psychrolutes marcidus) is a fish that inhabits the deep waters off the coasts of the Australian mainland and Tasmania. Due to the inaccessibility of its habitat, it is rarely seen by humans. More

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blobfish that looks just like her Uncle Walter, and wonders if there are other kinds of blobfish that look like other people. Well, no, all blobfish look pretty much like my neighbor’s Uncle Walter. More

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To remain buoyant, the flesh of the blobfish is primarily a gelatinous mass with a density slightly less than water; this allows the fish to float above the sea floor without expending energy on swimming. The relative lack of muscle is not a disadvantage... More

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* The saltwater blobfish is found at extreme depths off of the coasts of Tasmania and Australia. More

ok, we have to remember that the blobfish is accostomed to a habitat of extreme pressure…. More

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blobfish, prickly dogfish, giant sea spiders and other things not on a fish'n'chip menu were also caught in the nets. Scientists on the month-long Australian/New Zealand voyage, on the research ship Tangaroa, also found extinct volcanoes as they mapped the sea floor during the 10,000-kilometre trip. More

This blobfish is reaches lengths up to 27.5 inches (70 cm). It weighs about 21 lb (9.5 kg). More

Blobfish have are rarely seen by humans as they live in very deep water - no video in existence. The closest thing to video is the Mr. Saturn RPG. More

* "the flesh of the blobfish is primarily a gelatinous mass" * "it barely expends any energy even eating, making sure it gobbles up whatever just happens to be floating by at the moment. More

Common names

Australian sculpin in English
Blobfish in English
Psychrolutes marcidus in German (Deutsch)
Smooth-head blobfish in English
Toadfish in English
軟隱棘杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
软隐棘杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Psychrolutidae
Genus : Psychrolutes
Species : Psychrolutes marcidus
Authority : McCulloch, 1926