At first we thought the pressure of the deep sea had addled his brain, but we did a little research and were surprised to discover that Tom and Ray have more in common with morays than we ever thought.
Here's what the Florida Museum of Natural History's Ictyhology Department has to say:
- "the oxygen demands of this rather sedentary fish are not as great as more active species"
- "the mouth is constantly opening and closing"
- "extreme caution should be exercised in any interaction with this species"