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Watch: Scientists Baffled by Classification-Defying Fish with 'Face of a Bulldog'

Watch: Scientists Baffled by Classification-Defying Fish with 'Face of a Bulldog'

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Scientists are scratching their heads over how to classify Kryptoglanis shajii, a species of catfish discovered in 2011 with the “face of a bulldog,” and a skeletal structure unlike almost any other fish. The fish, which is native to Southwest India, has been compared by some to the creature from the movie “Alien.” Those studying the fish aren’t yet sure how they’re going to classify it, but the possibility that Kryptoglanish might receive its own distinct classification has not been ruled out.

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