Robot fish shows how the deepest vertebrate in the sea takes the pressure

Goo inside this snailfish keeps its flimsy body from being squashed

ROBO-FISH  Tests with this robot snailfish, whose shape came from photographs of a real fish snapped from different angles, reveal why the deep-sea fish has a mysterious goo in its body.

Stacy Farina and M. Gerringer/Friday Harbor Labs/Univ. of Wash.

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