Contact: Sandra Hines
University of Washington
Caption: An albino ratfish -- pure white except for pale green eyes -- was caught off Whidbey Island during sampling for a University of Washington project to bettter understand the food web in Puget Sound. In the tray below are typical Puget Sound ratfish, dark brown with white spots, to blend in with muddy sediments, and bright green eyes.
Credit: University of Washington
Usage Restrictions: Photo credit required
Related news release: Rare albino ratfish has eerie, silvery sheen