Meet the fish with pseudo-eggs on their faces

Scientists just discovered six new species of bristlenose catfish in the Amazon. In an evolutionary move that takes 'catfishing' to a whole new, kind of sweet level, the males have tentacled faces to attract females. The tentacles look like eggs, and when females see a male with a tentacled face, they see a good potential father. The discovery of these new species might pave the way for conservation work in the Amazon.

Meet the fish with pseudo-eggs on their faces

Scientists reveal half a dozen new species of remarkable catfish from the Amazon region. Nick Carne reports.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Cosmos Magazine

These Newfound Catfish Species Are Either the Ugliest Fish Ever or Super Adorable

With tentacle-covered snouts, claw-like spines that protrude from their heads and bodies covered in armor, these newfound catfish look more myth than reality.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Livescience

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