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Creatures of the Deep: Bathysaurus

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(Describer) Under a round logo of a wave, titles: Ocean Today. Indonesian Waters.

(male narrator) This creature was found 6900 feet deep in the ocean. It's a deepsea lizardfish, also called a Bathysaurus ferox. It is the world's deepest-living super predator. Anything it meets, it eats, including individuals of its own kind. This frightening creature has both male and female reproductive organs. Razor-sharp fangs can be found on this fish's jaws and even its tongue, a clear warning to stay away.

(Describer) Title: Narrator: Dude Walker. Logos are shown for the Smithsonian and NOAA. Accessibility provided by the US Department of Education.

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This creature was found 6,900 feet deep in the ocean. It’s a deepsea lizardfish, also called a Bathysaurus ferox. It is the world’s deepest living superpredator and will eat anything it meets. Part of the "Creatures of the Deep" series.

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