Deep-Sea Triple Wart Devilfish

This extraordinary specimen lives beyond the reach of the sun at depths up 5000 feet. It uses a lamp-like photophore at the end of its extended dorsal fin to attract its prey. This impression is from a female with a small full sized male attached to her belly which she uses to fertilize her eggs and when complete discards him into the abyss.

One-of-a-kind Original
Image Size: 
” X 21” X 1 5/8”

Mulberry Bark Paper mounted on FSC birch panel with black lacquered sides. Printed in archival Payne’s Grey inks.

• Artist retains the rights to reproduce any original artwork offered on this site.

Type: Unknown Type

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