Alien Life on this Planet — Channichthyidae

Jennifer R. Povey
2 min readJan 13, 2022
Photo by Xavier Balderas Cejudo on Unsplash

Under the ice of the Weddell Sea, 60 million fish come to breed.

These fish are Neopagetopsis ionah, a member of the Channichthyidae, commonly known as “icefish.”

And they are an example of how life doesn’t always follow the rules we think it does.

The Uniqueness of Icefish Blood

Jennifer R. Povey

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