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malacosteus nigerMalacosteus niger
(Stoplight loosejaw)

Scientific name: Malacosteus niger (Ayres, 1848)
Popular names: Stoplight lossejaw
Danish name: Smalkæbefisk

Family: Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes)

Distribution: Circumblobal
Depth: 500 - 4000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 26 cm

 

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