lantern fish


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lantern fish

[′lan·tərn ‚fish]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for the deep-sea teleost fishes composing the family Myctophidae and distinguished by luminous glands that are widely distributed upon the body surface.
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The spinner dolphins do something similar: diving to find patches of lantern fish that they then corral increasing the prey density by up to 200 times.
The deep waters BP's spill has fouled are home to krill, lantern fish, and other species that are keystones in the entire marine food web.
CREEP SEA: From left, a physonect siphonophore jellyfish, yeti crab, vent annelid worm and, below, a cydippid comb jelly' FISH FEATURES: The amazing photos of the lantern fish, left, the syrtensis octopus, top, and the radiolarian amoeba, above
I don't think I've ever seen a lantern fish," said Mother.
Fulmars like to eat what's commonly known as lantern fish, he said.