Cannibalistic lancetfish found on California beach

在周五, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography 发推文 about a 4-foot lancetfish that was found on San Diego’s La Jolla Shores last week.

Lancetfish live between the ocean’s surface and about 6,000 feet deep, according to the tweet.

Lancetfish, 根据 国家海洋和大气管理局 (诺阿), 是 “notorious cannibalsthat also eat other fish and invertebrates.

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Lancetfish are also hermaphrodites, which means they have both male and female sex organs at the same time, according to NOAA.

Lancetfish appear to only start eating their own species when they reach about 3 一英尺长, according to NBC San Diego.

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车站 已报告 that the lancetfish that was found last week is the 17th lancetfish that has been found by or turned into the Scripps Institution of Oceanography since 1947.

Lancetfish, 根据美国国家海洋和大气管理局 (诺阿), 是 "notorious cannibals" that also eat other fish and invertebrates. (iStock)

Lancetfish, 根据美国国家海洋和大气管理局 (诺阿), 是 “notorious cannibalsthat also eat other fish and invertebrates. (iStock)

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