Scientists have found dozens strange-looking deep-sea creatures the coast of Australia. The underwater beasts live total darkness four kilometres the surface the ocean. The researchers used a special submarine that could cope the crushing pressure being so deep in the ocean. The difficult environment and conditions mean it is a difficult place to explore. Researcher Dr Tim O'Hara said: "Australia's deep-sea environment is larger size than the mainland, and until now, almost nothing was known about life [there]. We're really excited about the discoveries that we've made and are thrilled that we can now share them the Australian and international public."
The scientists are surprised how odd-looking many the sea creatures are. The research team gave them some similarly odd names. They discovered a red coffin fish, a cookie cutter shark, zombie worms, tripod fish and sea pigs. Some these creatures may be new species. Researchers are particularly interested the coffin fish. They say it has blue eyes, red fins, and a unique method catching prey the dark. The scientists said it uses a "fishing rod tipped a fluffy bait top of its head". The researchers also found, "highly concerning levels rubbish" including, "debris the days when steamships plied our waters". They said: "The seafloor has 200 years of rubbish it."