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Five-Lined Constellation Fish is one of Beebe's Abyssal Fishes of the North Atlantic Ocean. Roundish body. Five lines of purple and yellow photophores on the sides. Large eyes. Small pectoral fins. Observed only once at 1,900 feet by William Beebe in a bathysphere off Bermuda in the early 1930s.

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Scientific nameEdit

  • Bathysidus pentagrammus, given by William Beebe.

Possible explanationEdit

  • Carl Hubbs thought Beebe had seen a mass of jellyfish distorted by the mist of his breath on the bathysphere’s porthole.
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