Posted on Tuesday, 12 October, 2010 | 23 comments| News tip by: maca 01
Image credit: S. Humphreys
The permanantly miserable looking blobfish is facing extinction due to overfishing.
Regarded as one of the most unusual and least jovial looking animals ever discovered the blobfish has been steadily disappearing due to the increasing levels of deep-sea fishing in Australia and Tasmania.
"These sad-looking creatures, which grow up to lengths of 12 inches, live at depths of 900m."