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I recently discovered this Tripodfish, Bathypterois grallator, a larval fish during a "black water" scuba diving expedition to document vertical migration marine creatures. This is done in the South Atlantic Ocean, Gulfstream current, The tripodfish or tripod spiderfish, Bathypterois grallator, is a deep-sea benthic fish, known mostly from photographs from submersibles. This fish comes up from the depths of 2,400 feet to 15,000 feet during a vertical migration occurring in the ocean.