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Psychedelic bouncing fish 'discovered'

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A brightly-coloured fish which bounces along the seabed has been hailed as a new species by scientists , who have dubbed it "psychedelica".

Research published in the US scientific journal Copeia says the fish was spotted by scuba divers off the island of Ambon in eastern Indonesia last year. It belongs to the frogfish family, but its looks are unique even among its peers, the journal reported.

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