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Beryciformes


Beryciformes is an order of ray-finned fishes. There are no distinct characters for this order and some have questioned the relevance of the order. Most species are marine, living at great depths avoiding bright light.

There are about 220 described species in this group.

 

Species list:

 

anoplogaster cornutaAnoplogaster cornuta
(Common fangtooth)

Scientific name: Anoplogaster cornuta (Valenciennes 1833)
Popular names: Common fangtooth
Danish name: Troldfisk

Family: Anoplogastridae (Fangtooth)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Depth: 500 - 5000 meters (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

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