CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Blobfish

Psychrolutes marcidus

Blobfish

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“Since 2013, the blobfish has had the distinction of officially being the world’s ugliest creature, according to an online poll conducted by the British-based Ugly Animal Preservation Society. They are not very active, moving primarily to open their mouths when a source of food comes near them.”

Scientific Classification

KINGDOM

Animalia

PHYLUM

Chordata

CLASS

Actinopterygii

ORDER

Scorpaeniformes

FAMILY

Psychrolutidae

GENUS

Psychrolutes

Location

Tasmania, Australia, and New Zealand.

Fish

Omnivore

Habitat

Freshwater (Inland waters) Wetlands

Food

Crustaceans, anything it finds

Threat

Habitat Destruction
Fishing

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