The record was made in Japan when scientist filmed a type of snailfish swimming at 8,336m in the Izu-Ogasawara Trench, to the south of Japan. According to Sky News, though the fish filmed by researchers were not caught to be fully identified, scientists did trap snailfish slightly higher up at 8,022m (26,318ft) - another record.
Scientists have set a new record for the deepest fish ever caught on camera - as well as the deepest catch ever made.— Sky News (@SkyNews) April 2, 2023
The juvenile fish - a type of snailfish - was filmed swimming at 8,336m (27,349ft) in the Izu-Ogasawara Trench, south of Japan
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