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Old March 1st, 2019 #103
Alex Linder
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When the clear pictures came through, I thought there was no doubt. This is totally a hoodwinker,' said marine scientist Marianne Nyegaard to CNN. 'I couldn't believe it. I nearly fell out of my chair.'

Nyegaard discovered the species in 2017 and spent years searching for it before she finally found and named it.

The fish turning up in Southern California is exceptionally unusual. Until now, all of the fish have been found in the southern hemisphere including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Chile.