Extremely-black eels maintain evolving within the ocean’s Midnight Zone

Extremely-black eels maintain independently evolving within the deep sea, and researchers now suppose they know why — as camouflage to lure prey nearer with their glowing tails earlier than engulfing them of their terrifying mouths.

The invention, made by analyzing eels from the clade Anguilloidei (which incorporates freshwater eels, spaghetti eels and clear onejaw eels) discovered that tar-like pigmentation possible developed independently a number of instances: within the ancestors of the lure-waving pelican eels (Eurypharynx pelecanoides) and swallower eels, in addition to bobtail eels, snipe eels, and sawtooth eels. 

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