Bathypelagic fish - Fish living in the bathypelagic environment

The bathyal zone or bathypelagic – from Greek βαθύς , deep – is the pelagic zone that extends from a depth of 1000 to 4000 meters below the ocean surface. It lies between the mesopelagic above, and the abyssopelagic below.

Order Anguilliformes

Duckbill oceanic eel

Labichthys carinatus

Serrivomer garmani

Leptocephalus bellottii

Black serrivomerid eel - Stemonidium hypomelas is widely distributed in the Pacific Ocean and the southern Atlantic Ocean, at depths of 500-1,229 m.

Avocettina acuticeps

Sawtooth eel - The Samoa sawtooth eel, Serrivomer samoensis, is a sawtooth eel of the genus Serrivomer, found in the south west Pacific at depths between 500 and 2,000 m.

Black sawtooth eel

Spotted snipe eel - The eel lives at depths of up to 2,000 m.

Benthenchelys indicus

Chlopsis longidens

Narrownecked oceanic eel - The skin is scaleless and red-brown.

Labichthys yanoi

Crossthroat sawpalate

Leptocephalus congroides

Avocettina bowersii

Muddy arrowtooth eel - The muddy arrowtooth eel, Ilyophis brunneus, is a cutthroat eel, the only species in the genus Ilyophis.

Serrivomer schmidti

Saurenchelys taiwanensis

Nessorhamphus danae

Serrivomer danae

Nemichthys larseni

Acromycter longipectoralis

Benthenchelys pacificus

Black saw-toothed eel

Bean's sawtooth eel

Dogface witch-eel

Bathymyrus echinorhynchus

Avocettina paucipora

Order Ateleopodiformes

Parateleopus microstomus

Order Aulopiformes

Telescopefish

Macroparalepis longilateralis

Evermannella ahlstromi

Sharpchin barracudina

Scopelosaurus craddocki

Japanese barracudina

Antarctic jonasfish

Scopelarchus stephensi

Lestidiops similis

Zugmayer's pearleye

Lestidiops indopacifica

Scopelarchoides danae

Macroparalepis danae

Coccorella atrata

Daggertooth - Anotopterus vorax or south ocean daggertooth is a daggertooth described in 1913 by Regan.

Uncisudis posteropelvis

Undistinguished sabretooth

Stemonosudis siliquiventer

Stemonosudis gracilis

Barracudina

Lestidium bigelowi

Lestidiops pacificus

Scopelarchoides signifer

Pearleye

Barracudina

Magnisudis indica

Lancet fish - Lancetfishes are large oceanic predatory fishes in the genus Alepisaurus , the only living genus in the family Alepisauridae.

Barracudina

Evermannella megalops

Stemonosudis molesta

Uncisudis advena

Scopelosaurus gibbsi

Stemonosudis bullisi

Naked barracuda

Ahliesaurus berryi

Barracudina

Longfin pearleye

Chubby pearleye

Barracudina

Scopelarchoides kreffti

White barracudina

Paralepis speciosa

Barracudina

Hammerjaw - The large head is dominated by a massive, truncated lower jaw and large, high-set eyes.

Stemonosudis intermedia

Scopelosaurus adleri

Lestidium prolixum

Slender barracudina

Bigfin pearleye

Benthalbella elongata

Lestidiops extrema

Scopelarchoides climax

Barracudina

Atlantic sabretooth

Daggertooth - The North Pacific daggertooth, Anotopterus nikparini, is a daggertooth in the family Anotopteridae.

Southern barracudina

Conejo de lo alto - Lancetfishes are large oceanic predatory fishes in the genus Alepisaurus , the only living genus in the family Alepisauridae.

Macroparalepis nigra

Dolichosudis fuliginosa

Stemonosudis rothschildi

Uncisudis longirostra

Scopelosaurus mauli

Paperbones

Ahliesaurus brevis

Stemonosudis elegans

Fierce pike smelt

Atlantic barracudina

Benthalbella macropinna

Strange pike smelt

Scopelarchoides nicholsi

Order Beryciformes

Slimy head

Shorthorn fangtooth - While understandably named for their disproportionately large, fang-like teeth and unapproachable visage, fangtooths are actually quite small and harmless to humans: the larger of the two species, the common fangtooth, reaches a maximum length of just 16 centimetres ; the shortthorn fangtooth is about half this size.

Hoplostethus melanopterus

Hoplostethus druzhinini

Parin's spiny fin

Common roughy - The sandpaper fish or common roughy, Paratrachichthys trailli, is a slimehead belonging to the family Trachichthyidae, found in southern Australia and southern New Zealand at depths of between 50 and 400 m.

Hoplostethus shubnikovi

Hoplostethus mikhailini

Flintperch

Hoplostethus confinis

Paratrachichthys fernandezianus

Aulotrachichthys latus

Hoplostethus rifti

Common fangtooth - While understandably named for their disproportionately large, fang-like teeth and unapproachable visage, fangtooths are actually quite small and harmless to humans: the larger of the two species, the common fangtooth, reaches a maximum length of just 16 centimetres ; the shortthorn fangtooth is about half this size.

Slimy head

Hoplostethus fedorovi

Parinoberyx horridus

Longwing spinyfin

Hoplostethus tenebricus

Atlantic roughy

Hoplostethus marisrubri

Hoplostethus crassispinus

Paratrachichthys sajademalensis

Hoplostethus rubellopterus

Aulotrachichthys prosthemius

Hoplostethus metallicus

Hoplostethus fragilis

Hoplostethus abramovi

Diretmoides veriginae

Parmops echinatus

Paratrachichthys argyrophanus

Order Carcharhiniformes

Springer's sawtail cat shark - The Springer's sawtail cat shark, Galeus springeri, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the western central Atlantic from Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, the north coast of Hispaniola, and Cuba, at depths of between 450 and 700 m.

Pale spotted catshark - The pale spotted spotted catshark, Asymbolus pallidus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only off Queensland, at depths of between 225 and 400 m.

Fat catshark - Apristurus pinguis, the fat catshark, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only in deep water in the East China Sea.

White ghost catshark - Apristurus aphyodes, the white ghost catshark, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in deep water in the northeast Atlantic between latitudes 57°N and 58°N.

Whitefin swellshark - Early specimens of the whitefin swellshark were often mistaken for the Australian swellshark or the draughtsboard shark .

Apristurus internatus - Reproduction is oviparous.

Narrowbar swellshark - In 1994, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation chief researchers Peter Last and John Stevens applied the provisional name Cephaloscyllium "sp.

Haploblepharus kistnasamyi - This species was once considered to be the "Natal" form of the puffadder shyshark, which differed from the main "Cape" form in appearance and habitat preferences.

Spatulasnout cat shark - The spatulasnout cat shark, Apristurus platyrhynchus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the western Pacific between latitudes 35° N and 1° N.

Apristurus australis - The pinocchio catshark, Apristurus australis, is a species of fish in the Scyliorhinidae family.

Australian reticulate swellshark - Once thought to be the same species as the reticulated swellshark of Vietnam and Hainan, the Australian reticulate swellshark was described as a separate species by William White and David Ebert in a 2008 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation publication.

Black roughscale catshark - The flatnose cat shark, Apristurus acanutus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the northwest Pacific Ocean off Zhujiang, South China Sea.

Stout catshark - Apristurus fedorovi, or Federov's catshark, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae.

Saddled swellshark - In 1994, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation chief researchers Peter Last and John Stevens recognized five undescribed swellsharks in Australian waters.

Order Cetomimiformes

Pink flabby whalefish

Vitiaziella cubiceps

Whalefish

Savage's birdsnouted whalefish

Gyrinomimus bruuni

Parataeniophorus gulosus

Megalomycter teevani

Cetomimus teevani

Cetichthys parini

Gyrinomimus simplex

Ditropichthys storeri

Procetichthys kreffti

Ataxolepis apus

Cetomimus kerdops

Flabby whalefish - Gyrinomimus grahami is a flabby whalefish of the genus Gyrinomimus, found in all the southern oceans.

Danacetichthys galathenus

Cetomimus gillii

Festive ribbonfish

Trunov southern cetomimid

Parataeniophorus brevis

Redmouth whalefish - Like the plant genus of the same name, this genus is named after Guillaume Rondelet.

Ataxolepis henactis

Cetomimus picklei

Cetichthys indagator

Gyrinomimus myersi

Order Chimaeriformes

Hydrolagus lusitanicus

Gal

Order Gadiformes

Grenadier fish

Myers' grenadier

Arrowtail

Whitson's grenadier

Gadella edelmanni

Coryphaenoides grahami

Large-eye grenadier

Hymenocephalus antraeus

Roundhead grenadier

Kumba hebetata

Bristly grenadier

Physiculus therosideros

Coryphaenoides spinulosus

Physiculus nigriscens

Bluntnose grenadier

Smallhead moray cod

Arctic cod - It is widely distributed in the western part of the Arctic basin, also the northwest and northeast coasts of Greenland.

Echinomacrurus mollis

Threadfin grenadier

Mediterranean grenadier

Bighead mora

Kumba musorstom

Carmine grenadier

Graceful grenadier - This is one of the smallest of the rattails, growing to no more than 13 cm in length.

Kumba calvifrons

Shortbeard grenadier

Javelin fish - The thorntooth grenadier or javelin fish, Lepidorhynchus denticulatus , is a rattail, the only member of the genus Lepidorhynchus, found around southern Australia and New Zealand, at depths of between 200 and 1,000 m.

Squalogadus modificatus

Coelorinchus trunovi

Sphagemacrurus richardi

Sturgeon-like grenadier fish

Guttigadus nudicephalus

Physiculus roseus

Kaiwi Channel grenadier

Nezumia cyrano

Bathygadus spongiceps

Goggly-eyed cod - The common mora, Mora moro, is a small deep-sea fish, the only species in the genus Mora.

Bighead grenadier - The rudis rattail, Coryphaenoides rudis, is a fish of the family Macrouridae, found around the world in tropical and subtropical oceans, at depths between 600 and 2,300 m.

Doublethread grenadier

Coryphaenoides macrolophus

Couch's whiting - Exploitation of blue whiting only started in the 1970s.

Coryphaenoides camurus

Hymenocephalus aterrimus

Bathypelagic rattail

Kumba japonica - This fish reaches a length of up to 18 cm.

Tripterophycis svetovidovi

Patagonian codling

Finescale mora

Coelorinchus melanosagmatus

Pugnose grenadier

Coryphaenoides striaturus

Physiculus parini

Parin's grenadier

Dusky rattail

Gadomus multifilis

Coryphaenoides microps

Rhynchogadus hepaticus

Globehead grenadier

Striped codlet

Hymenocephalus striatulus

Kumba punctulata

Macrouroides inflaticeps

Gadella brocca

Grenadier

Fragile grenadier

Narrowsnout grenadier

Morid cod - The slender codling or slender cod, Halargyreus johnsonii, is a morid cod, the only species in the genus Halargyreus.

Kumba gymnorhynchus

Coelorinchus vityazae

Slendertail grenadier

Trachonurus sentipellis

Physiculus sazonovi

Coryphaenoides semiscaber

Physiculus longifilis

Blunt-nosed grenadier

Muraenolepis andriashevi

Gadomus capensis

Coryphaenoides mcmillani

Naked snout rattail

Ventrifossa paxtoni

Laemonema melanurum

Bighead grenadier

Dogtooth grenadier

Hymenocephalus barbatulus

Berry's grenadier

Kumba maculisquama

Coelorinchus nazcaensis

Sphagemacrurus pumiliceps

Physiculus peregrinus

Bluntsnout grenadier

Order Lampriformes

Taper-tail ribbonfish

Regalecus russelii

Ribbon fish - Trachipterus trachypterus, is a ribbonfish of the family Trachipteridae, found in tropical and subtropical seas worldwide.

Sticklebacks - It is found in deep subtropical and tropical waters around the world, living at depths during the day and making nightly vertical migrations to feed on plankton.

Scalloped ribbon fish - The scalloped ribbonfish, Zu cristatus, is a ribbonfish of the family Trachipteridae found circumglobally in all oceans, at depths down to 90 m.

Unicorn crestfish - The unicorn crestfish or unicornfish, Eumecichthys fiski, is a very rare, little-known species of crestfish in the family Lophotidae, and the only member of its genus.

Crested oarfish

Dealfish

Southern ribbonfish

Order Lophiiformes

Bulbous dreamer

Oneirodes micronema

Himantolophus mauli

Bufoceratias thele

Phyllorhinichthys balushkini - P.

Linophryne escaramosa

Danaphryne nigrifilis

Linophryne bipennata

Short-rod anglerfish

Oneirodes alius

Oneirodes kreffti

Himantolophus crinitus

Dolopichthys karsteni

Oneirodes dicromischus

Himantolophus azurlucens

Gigantactis microphthalmus

Melanocetus eustalus

Linophryne andersoni

Torpedo batfish

Tyrannophryne pugnax - The most distinctive feature of T.

Spiny dreamer

Lasiognathus waltoni - The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Gigantactis longicauda

Pentherichthys venustus

Caulophryne polynema

Linophryne quinqueramosa

Spiniphryne duhameli - Spiniphryne, also called spiny dreamers, is a genus of deep-sea anglerfish in the family Oneirodidae, containing two species.

Oneirodes rosenblatti

Gigantactis golovani

Linophryne macrodon

Chaenophryne ramifera

Prickly anglerfish - The prickly anglerfish, Himantolophus appelii, is a footballfish of the family Himantolophidae, found around the world in the southern oceans , in deep water.

Oneirodes cristatus

Diceratias trilobus

Smooth anglerfish

Himantolophus nigricornis

Oneirodes macrosteus

Himantolophus macroceras

Rhynchactis microthrix

Linophryne densiramus

Haplophryne mollis - Some anglerfishes of the superfamily Ceratioidei employ an unusual mating method.

Oneirodes basili

Oneirodes haplonema

Himantolophus compressus

Dolopichthys dinema

Cosmopolitan whipnose

Melanocetus rossi

Linophryne argyresca

Gigantactis meadi

Lophodolos indicus

Oneirodes schmidti

Lasiognathus intermedius - The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Gigantactis ios

Acentrophryne longidens

Horned lantern fish - The horned lantern fish occurs in the Pacific Ocean from Baja California south to the Marquesas Islands and the Gulf of California.

Linophryne trewavasae

Oneirodes posti

Pacific footballfish

Gigantactis gargantua

Triplewart seadevil

Caulophryne pelagica

Linophryne pennibarbata

Bufoceratias wedli

Phyllorhinichthys micractis - P.

Linophryne indica

Smooth dreamer

Bulbous dreamer

Oneirodes mirus

Himantolophus melanolophus

Robia legula

Dolopichthys pullatus

Rhynchactis leptonema

Linophryne brevibarbata

Oneirodes anisacanthus

Oneirodes luetkeni

Himantolophus danae

Nightmare dreamer

Himantolophus borealis

Gigantactis paxtoni

Blackdevil - The humpback anglerfish or blackdevil, Melanocetus johnsonii, is a deep-sea anglerfish in the family Melanocetidae, found in tropical to temperate parts of all oceans at depths of up to 2,000 meters .

Deepsea angler - Linophryne arborifera, or illuminated netdevil, is an anglerfish of the family Linophrynidae, found in all tropical and subtropical oceans at depths below 1,000 m .

Oneirodes thysanema

Gigantactis longicirra

Gigantactis gracilicauda

Pietschichthys horridus

Linophryne racemifera

Prickly dreamer - Spiniphryne, also called spiny dreamers, is a genus of deep-sea anglerfish in the family Oneirodidae, containing two species.

Oneirodes sabex

Lasiognathus amphirhamphus - The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Oneirodes pietschi

Himantolophus paucifilosus

Gigantactis balushkini

Linophryne maderensis

Chirophryne xenolophus

Oneirodes melanocauda

Himantolophus macroceratoides

Bufoceratias shaoi

Linophryne digitopogon

Haplophryne triregium

Oneirodes bradburyae

Gigantactis watermani

Linophryne bicornis

Oneirodes heteronema

Himantolophus cornifer

Dolopichthys jubatus

Plainchin dreamarm

Gigantactis microdontis

Linophryne algibarbata

Stargazing seadevil

Oneirodes theodoritissieri

Lasiognathus saccostoma - The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Gigantactis kreffti

Oneirodes pterurus

Gigantactis gibbsi

Ctenochirichthys longimanus

Caulophryne pietschi

Linophryne polypogon

Linophryne lucifer

Smooth dreamer

Himantolophus albinares

Oneirodes clarkei

Two-rod anglerfish

Oneirodes myrionemus

Himantolophus multifurcatus

Oneirodes macronema

Atlantic footballfish

Rhynchactis macrothrix

Linophryne coronata

Oneirodes appendixus

Oneirodes flagellifer

Himantolophus brevirostris

Puck pinnata

Gigantactis savagei

Murray's abyssal anglerfish

Linophryne arcturi

Whalehead dreamer

Oneirodes whitleyi

Gigantactis macronema

Photocorynus spiniceps - The known mature male individuals are 6.

Oneirodes schistonema

Lasiognathus beebei - The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Gigantactis herwigi

Acentrophryne dolichonema

Linophryne sexfilis

Oneirodes plagionema

Himantolophus pseudalbinares

Gigantactis elsmani

Linophryne parini

Order Myctophiformes

Diaphus pallidus

Lampadena dea

Diaphus umbroculus

Slimtail lampfish

Broadfin lampfish

Gonichthys venetus

Andersen's lantern fish

Spothead lantern fish

Diaphus subtilis

Lanternfish

Lampanyctus hubbsi

Garnet lanternfish

Nannobrachium indicum

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum bolini

Mirror lanterfish

Nannobrachium cuprarium

Taaningichthys paurolychnus

Horned lanternfish

Diaphus lobatus

Lanternfish

Spiny lantern fish

Popeye lampfish

Evermann's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Diaphus garmani

Doflein's false headlightfish

Gymnoscopelus fraseri

Diaphus dehaveni

Lantern fish

Spinycheek lanternfish

Electrona antarctica

Diaphus basileusi

Bolin's lantern fish

Arctic telescope

Lampadena pontifex

Longfin lampfish

Diaphus thiollierei

Lanternfish

Nannobrachium phyllisae

Lanternfish

Gilbert's large lantern fish

Neoscopelus microchir

Diaphus nielseni

Mead's lanternfish

Metelectrona ahlstromi

Diaphus similis

Protomyctophum gemmatum

Spinytail lampfish

Lampanyctus

Lanternfish

Reinhardt's lantern fish

Diaphus jenseni

Lobisomem

Nannobrachium bristori

Spotted laternfish

Parvilux boschmai

Benoit's lanternfish

Lanternfish

Diaphus faustinoi

Highseas lampfish

Myctophum indicum

Lampanyctus vadulus

Chubby flashlightfish

Golden-nosed lantern fish

Diaphus antonbruuni

Diaphus parri

Lanternfish

Diaphus whitleyi

Lanternfish

Nannobrachium wisneri

Lanternfish

Blue lanternfish

Diaphus minax

Diaphus taaningi

Protomyctophum parallelum

Lampanyctus iselinoides

Diaphus richardsoni

Protomyctophum chilense

Lampadena urophaos atlantica

Nannobrachium fernae

Warming's lantern fish - Warming's lantern fish, Ceratoscopelus warmingii, is a lanternfish of the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in both hemispheres, at depths of between 700 and 1,500 m during the day and between 20 and 200 m at night.

Diaphus longleyi

Laura's lantern fish

Diaphus handi

Cocco's lantern fish

Lantern fish

Bolinichthys nikolayi

Symbolophorus rufinus

Lanternfish

Skinnycheek lanternfish

Pig-headed lantern fish

Gymnoscopelus hintonoides

Diaphus drachmanni

Pacific blackchin

Lanternfish

Longfin lanternfish

Golden lanternfish

Lampanyctus tenuiformis

Electron subantarctic

Lanternfish

Diaphus trachops

Rakery beaconlamp

Pinpoint lampfish

Slendertail lanternfish

Diaphus aliciae

Diaphus ostenfeldi

Lanternfish

Diaphus megalops

Metelectrona ventralis

Lanternfish

Protomyctophum luciferum

Lanternfish

Smallfin lanternfish

Nannobrachium idostigma

Nannobrachium crypticum

Taaningichthys minimus

Lanternfish

Diaphus kuroshio

Japanese lanternfish

Wisner's lantern fish

Lanternfish

Barnards lanternfishes - Symbolophorus barnardi is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found circumglobally in the southern hemisphere between about 30° S and 11° S at depths of between 100 and 800 m.

Hygophum bruuni

Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus

Fragile lantern fish

Triphoturus oculeum

Myctophum lychnobium

Hintonia candens

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus braueri

Diaphus dahlgreni

Diaphus arabicus

Transparent lantern fish

Protomyctophum andriashevi

Lanternfish

Lampanyctus simulator

Taaning's lantern fish

Bigeye lanternfish

Brokenline lanternfish

Black lantern fish

Gonichthys barnesi

Tarletonbeania taylori

Large-scaled lantern fish

Lanternfish

Diaphus roei

Lanternfish

Lampadena yaquinae

Nannobrachium gibbsi

Diaphus lucidus

Hudson's lanternfish

Topside lampfish

Krefftichthys anderssoni

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lanternfish

Lantern fish

Myctophum orientale

Smallfin lanternfish

Thickhead lanternfish

Gymnoscopelus microlampas

Diaphus ehrhorni

Myctophum fissunovi

Lampanyctus turneri

Electrona paucirastra - Electrona paucirastra is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, found around the globe in the southern hemisphere between 35° S and 48° S.

Short-headed lantern fish

Order Notacanthiformes

Halosaurus sinensis

Aldrovandia oleosa

Longnose tapirfish

Halosaur

Notacanthus indicus

Aldrovandia rostrata

Halosaurus attenuatus

Halosaurus parvipennis

Aldrovandia gracilis - Aldrovandia gracilis is a species of fish in the Halosauridae family.

Polyacanthonotus africanus

Halosaurus carinicauda

Bonapart's spiny eel

Order Ophidiiformes

Pelagic brotula

Brotulotaenia brevicauda

Parabrotula tanseimaru

Barathronus parfaiti

Barathronus bicolor

Aphyonus bolini

Lamprogrammus niger

Brotulotaenia nigra

Alcockia rostrata

Barathronus multidens

Marshall slopebrotula

Apagesoma edentatum

Gunther's cuskeel

Violet cuskeel

Barathronus unicolor

Barathronus bruuni

Bony-eared assfish

Aphyonus brevidorsalis

Thalassobathia nelsoni

Bassozetus zenkevitchi

Parabrotula plagiophthalmus

Barathronus pacificus

Barathrites parri

Abyssobrotula galatheae - Though uncommon, this species is known from the tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans.

Brotulotaenia nielseni

Barathronus diaphanus

Two-spined slopebrotula

Leucobrotula adipata

Apagesoma delosommatus

Nielsen's catetyx

Order Osmeriformes

Krefft's smooth-head

Bruce's argentine

Bathytroctes zugmayeri

Abyssal smooth-head

Threadfin smooth-head

Koefoed's smooth-head

Leptoderma lubricum

Bluntsnout smooth-head - The bluntsnout smooth-head, black slickhead, cope's bluntsnout smooth-head, or Atlantic gymnast, Xenodermichthys copei, is a slickhead of the genus Xenodermichthys, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans, and the Tasman Sea, at depths of 100 to 2,600 m.

Dolichopteryx rostrata

Mentodus perforatus

Dolichopteryx anascopa

Bathylagus tenuis

Murray's smooth-head

Streaklight tubeshoulder

Rouleina watasei

Blackhead salmon

Mentodus crassus

Brown slickhead

Multipore searsid

Ghost smelt

Conocara bertelseni

Matsuichthys aequipinnis

Bighead searsid

Rouleina guentheri

Nansenia megalopa

Nansenia antarctica

Boneythroat

Bathytroctes pappenheimi

Schnakenbeck's searsid

Searsioides multispinus

Barbantus elongatus

Pacific barreleye - Macropinna microstoma is the only species of fish in the genus Macropinna, belonging to Opisthoproctidae, the barreleye family. M.

Bathytroctes inspector

Vaillant's smooth-head

Hairfin smooth-head

Northern smooth-tongue - The Northen smoothtongue is a type of deepwater fish that can grow to a length of 15 centimetres .

Mentodus longirostris

Dolichopteryx minuscula

Fanfin smooth-head

Fangtooth smooth-head

Mirrorbelly - The 'mirrorbelly' or 'barreleye' is a barreleye of the genus Opisthoproctus, is found in most deep tropical and subtropical oceans and seas, from depths of 200 to 2,000 m.

Pacific black smelt

Longfin smooth-head

Maulisia isaacsi

Holtbyrnia intermedia

Binghamichthys aphos

Rouleina nuda

Narcetes erimelas

Bajacalifornia microstoma

Legless searsid

Bathylagus andriashevi

Robust blacksmelt

Rouleina eucla

Nansenia iberica

Bajacalifornia aequatoris

Winteria telescopa

Argentine - Argentina striata is a species of fish in the Argentinidae family.

Toothless smooth-head

Michael Sars smooth-head

Leptoderma retropinna

Pygmy argentine

Shining tubeshoulder

Koefoed's searsid

Dolichopteryx trunovi

Bathytroctes breviceps

Mentodus eubranchus

Dolichopteryx binocularis

Asquamiceps caeruleus

Snubnose blacksmelt

Salmon smooth-head

Holtbyrnia ophiocephala

Rouleina livida

Nansenia sanrikuensis

Bajacalifornia erimoensis

Normichthys yahganorum

Bathylagus niger

Fiolenti's smooth-head

Maulisia acuticeps

Holtbyrnia conocephala

Bathylagichthys longipinnis

Bluethroat argentine

Bathytroctes squamosus

Starry smooth-head

Threadfin slickhead

Deep-sea smelt

Bathytroctes macrognathus

Leptoderma affinis

Winged spookfish

Barrel-eye

Mentodus mesalirus

Longsnout blacksmelt

California smoothtongue

Elongate smooth-head

Smallscale searsid

Holtbyrnia laticauda

Pectinantus parini

Bluntsnout slickhead

Narcetes lloydi

Leaf searsid

Mentodus bythios

Eared blacksmelt

Bathylagus borealis

Rouleina euryops

Nansenia longicauda

Bajacalifornia arcylepis

Normichthys herringi

Loosescale smooth-head

Nansenia ahlstromi

Bathylaco nielseni

Smallscale smooth-head

Sagamichthys gracilis

Searsioides calvala

Norman's smooth-head

Bathytroctes elegans

Agassiz' smooth-head

Antillean smooth-head

Palebelly searsid

Mentodus facilis

Dolichopteryx brachyrhynchus

Asquamiceps hjorti

Werner's smooth-head

Blackchin blacksmelt

Conocara kreffti

Palegold searsid

Teardrop tubeshoulder

Madeiran smooth-head

Nansenia tenuicauda

Bigeye smooth-head

Bathylagoides argyrogaster

Softskin smooth-head

Greenland argentine

Order Perciformes

Stout slipskin

Malakichthys levis

New Zealand ruffe

Melanostigma orientale

Lycodapus derjugini

Bathyclupea gracilis

Gaper

Seleniolycus robertsi

Pseudoscopelus scutatus

Eumegistus brevorti

Pseudoscopelus microps

Aethotaxis mitopteryx pawsoni

Plectranthias pallidus

Kali normani

Kali colubrina

Pseudoscopelus aphos

Ericandersonia sagamia - Ericandersonia sagamia is a newly-described eelpout of the family Zoarcidae, found in Sagami Bay, Japan, at depths of between 880 and 930 m.

Longfin fathead

Rosenblattia robusta - Rosenblattia robusta is a species of deepwater cardinalfish, the only member of the genus Rosenblattia, found around the world in southern temperate waters.

Caristius groenlandicus

Seleniolycus pectoralis

Bathyclupea megaceps

Black swallower

Paracaristius maderensis

Atrobucca geniae

Squaretail - The smalleye squaretail, Tetragonurus cuvieri, is a squaretail of the genus Tetragonurus found in all tropical and temperate oceans of the world, at depths up to 800 m.

Limp eelpout - The limp eelpout, Melanostigma gelatinosum, is an eelpout, of the genus Melanostigma, found in all oceans at depths of between 50 and 2,500 m.

Pale eelpout

Lycenchelys imamurai

Bothrocara nyx

Pseudoscopelus pierbartus

Pseudoscopelus cephalus

Kali macrodon

Sherborn's cardinalfish

African barrelfish

Midwater eelpout

Fan-tailed rag-fish - The ragfish body is scaleless and limp, both because of the cartilaginous skeleton, as well as its flabby muscles.

Stubraker sculpin

Malakichthys mochizuki

Cocoa snapper

Atlantic soft pout

Silver splitfin

Deepwater slipskin

Bathyclupea hoskynii

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White warehou - The white warehou, Seriolella caerulea, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in the southern Pacific and southern Atlantic oceans, at depths of between 500 and 800 m.

Pseudoscopelus stellatus

Brilliant pomfret

Plectranthias parini

Kali parri

Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons

Escolar

Kali falx

Ariommid

Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens

Blue driftfish

Bigmouth veilfin

Tonga escolar

Malakichthys barbatus

Trewavas croaker

Melanostigma inexpectatum

Lycodapus microchir

Lycodapus

Bathyclupea argentea

Pseudoscopelus sagamianus

Tasmanian ruffe

Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi

Kali macrura

Cutlassfish

Barracuda cardinalfish

Pseudoscopelus altipinnis

Howella zina

Melanostigma vitiazi

Seleniolycus laevifasciatus

Malakichthys similis

Deepsea herring

Dysalotus oligoscolus

Paracaristius heemstrai

Melanostigma bathium

Bigtooth eelpout

Pachycara dolichaulus

Plectranthias robertsi

Pseudoscopelus parini

Thinlip splitfin

Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos

Blackfish - The rudderfish, Centrolophus niger , is a medusafish, the only member of the genus Centrolophus.

Platyberyx opalescens

Kali indica

Eyebrow - The bluefin driftfish or scissortail, Psenes pellucidus, is a pelagic driftfish of the genus Psenes, found in all the world's oceans at depths down to 1,000 m.

Howella parini

Order Pleuronectiformes

Smallmouth moonflounder

Deepwater sole

Bathysolea lactea

Order Polymixiiformes

Japanese beardfish

Order Saccopharyngiformes

Monognathus berteli

Saccopharynx trilobatus

Monognathus ozawai

Monognathus herringi

Saccopharynx hjorti

Neocyema erythrosoma - The bobtail snipe eels are two species of deep-sea fishes in the family Cyematidae, one only in each of two genera.

Monognathus bruuni

Monognathus smithi

Monognathus jesse

Pelican eel - The pelican eel's most notable feature is its enormous mouth, much larger than its body.

Saccopharynx ramosus

Gulper

Monognathus bertini

Monognathus rajui

Monognathus isaacsi

Bobtail eel - The bobtail snipe eels are two species of deep-sea fishes in the family Cyematidae, one only in each of two genera.

Saccopharynx lavenbergi

Gulper eel

Monognathus taningi

Saccopharynx thalassa

Monognathus nigeli

Saccopharynx harrisoni

Monognathus boehlkei

Monognathus rosenblatti

Monognathus jesperseni

Saccopharynx paucovertebratis

Saccopharynx berteli

Order Scorpaeniformes

Blackmouth rockfish

Multipore dwarf snailfish

Edentoliparis terraenovae

Paraliparis carlbondi

Icelus mandibularis

Acantholiparis caecus

Stein's dwarf snailfish

Gelatinous dwarf snailfish

Marvelous dwarf snailfish

Genioliparis ferox

Paraliparis skeliphrus

Notoliparis antonbruuni

Smalleye dwarf snailfish

Midwater scorpionfish

Deepwater rockfish - S.

Squaloliparis dentatus

Genioliparis kafanovi

Careproctus marginatus

Sargasso dwarf snailfish

Tadpole liparid

Short-headed sculpin

Order Squaliformes

Knifetooth dogfish - The knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58°N and 15°N, at depths of between 200 and 1,600 m.

Lantern sharks - Japanese ichthyologists Shigeru Shirai and Hiroyuki Tachikawa described the blurred lanternshark in a 1993 article in the scientific journal Copeia, as part of a taxonomic revision of the Etmopterus pusillus species group.

Rasptooth dogfish - The rasptooth dogfish, Miroscyllium sheikoi, is a dogfish, the only species in the genus Miroscyllium, found on the Kyushu-Palau Ridge in the northwest Pacific Ocean at depths of 360 m.

Whitetail dogfish - The whitetail dogfish is a rare species known only from a few specimens taken by tuna longliners and trawlers.

Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus - The false lanternshark, Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus, is a shark of the family Dalatiidae found in the western Pacific from the Norfolk Ridge and Lord Howe Ridge off New Caledonia.

Etmopterus dianthus - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Isistius labialis - Reproduction is aplacental viviparity in the same way as great white sharks.

Lantern sharks - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Cylindrical lantern shark - Reproduction is presumed to be ovoviviparous.

Pocket shark - The pocket shark is a very poorly known deepwater shark recorded from the Nazca Submarine Ridge off northern Chile.

Azores dogfish - The Azores dogfish, Scymnodalatias garricki, is a very rare sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae.

Etmopterus dislineatus - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Granular dogfish - The granular dogfish has no anal fin, two dorsal spines with the second one much larger than the first, a large second dorsal fin, a long abdomen, small pectoral and pelvic fins, a large eye, prominent nostrils and spiracles, and brownish-black coloration.

Largetooth cookie-cutter shark - The largetooth cookiecutter shark was originally described by New Zealand ichthyologist Jack Garrick and American shark expert Stewart Springer, in a 1964 issue of the scientific journal Copeia.

Japanese velvet dogfish - The Japanese velvet dogfish, Zameus ichiharai, is a harmless deepwater sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the northwest Pacific from Suruga Bay and adjacent waters of Japan at depths of between 500 and 800 m.

Pygmy shark - Pygmy sharks are ovoviviparous and produce about 8 young in each litter.

Dwarf lantern shark - American ichthyologists Stewart Springer and George H.

Spined pygmy shark - The spined pygmy shark, Squaliolus laticaudus, is a species of dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae found widely in all oceans.

Etmopterus caudistigmus - Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

Cigar shark - The cookiecutter shark , also called the cigar shark, is a species of small dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae.

Order Stephanoberyciformes

Poromitra unicornis

Bigscale

Ridgehead

Melamphaes pumilus

Ridgehead

Highsnout bigscale

Gibberfish

Melamphaes hubbsi

Malacosarcus macrostoma

Bigscale

Ridgehead

Scopelogadus unispinis

Little bigscale

Bigscale

Melamphaes leprus

Abyssoberyx levisquamosus

Melamphaes ebelingi

Large-headed midnight fish

Scopelogadus beanii

Ridgehead

Melamphaes macrocephalus

Melamphaes indicus

Slender bigscale

Yawning - The yawning, Poromitra oscitans, is a fish of the family Melamphaidae, found in tropical and subtropical waters of the indo-Pacific region.

Ridgehead

Melamphaes polylepis

Longjaw bigscale

Ridgehead

Melamphaes eulepis

Bigscale

Poromitra gibbsi

Twospine bigscale

Melamphaes spinifer

Melamphaes parini

Scopeloberyx microlepis

Melamphaes laeviceps

Order Stomiiformes

Scaleless dragonfish

Highfin dragonfish

Eustomias parri

Scaleless dragonfish

Ebeling's fangjaw

Astronesthes haplophos

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Leptostomias robustus

Eustomias bifilis

Ichthyococcus polli

Eustomias albibulbus

Photonectes parvimanus

Smallhead snaggletooth - The anal fin is narrow but long, reaching almost to the caudal fin.

Eustomias ioani

Bathophilus altipinnis

Valenciennellus carlsbergi

Eustomias monoclonoides

Chauliodus pammelas

Astronesthes exsul

Maurolicus stehmanni

Scaleless dragonfish

Eustomias mesostenus

Astronesthes atlanticus

Opostomias micripnus

Maurolicus kornilovorum

Astronesthes splendida

Borostomias mononema

Cyclothone pygmaea

Scaleless dragonfish

Eustomias gibbsi

Loosejaw

Eustomias tomentosis

Maurolicus australis

Snaggletooth

Bristlemouth

Eustomias curtatus

Triplophos hemingi

Eustomias cancriensis

Melanostomias nigroaxialis

Sladen's hatchet fish

Eustomias satterleei

Astronesthes leucopogon

Alcock's boafish

Astronesthes indopacificus

Shortbarbel dragonfish

Eustomias bituberoides

Gonostoma longipinnis

Thysanactis dentex

Scaleless dragonfish

Black dragonfish - Idiacanthus atlanticus is a barbeled dragonfish of the family Stomiidae, found circumglobally in southern subtropical and temperate oceans between latitudes 25°S and 60°S, at depths down to 2,000 m.

Eustomias melanostigmoides

Bathophilus kingi

Bigeye lightfish

Argyripnus pharos

Eustomias pinnatus

Sonoda paucilampa

Manducus maderensis

Eustomias pacificus

Snaggletooth

Sternoptyx pseudodiaphana

Leptostomias longibarba

Eustomias bertelseni

Loosejaw

Lightfish

Eustomias longiramis

Scaleless black dragonfish

Vinciguerria mabahiss - Vinciguerria mabahiss is a species of Vinciguerria.

Eustomias inconstans

Polyipnus soelae

Scaleless dragonfish

Eustomias micropterygius

Pacific viperfish - Pacific viperfish can be characterized by its large mouth, long fang-like teeth and long dorsal fin ray .

Astronesthes decoratus

Scaleless dragonfish

Pachystomias microdon

Maurolicus parvipinnis

Astronesthes trifibulatus

Photonectes leucospilus

Astronesthes quasiindicus

Bonapartia pedaliota

Cyclothone parapallida

Photonectes achirus

Eustomias dispar

Stareye lightfish - The stareye lightfish is a species in the monotypic genus of Pollichthys.

Eustomias vitiazi

Maurolicus inventionis

Aristostomias lunifer

Eustomias spherulifer

Astronesthes macropogon

Deep-water bristlemouth

Eustomias crossotus

Valdivia black dragon fish

Diplophos pacificus

Hatchet fish - The Giant Hatchetfish or Greater Silver Hatchetfish a marine hatchetfish of the genus Argyropelecus, is found in every ocean except the north Pacific in deep tropical and subtropical waters.

Eustomias quadrifilis

Astronesthes lamellosus

Stomias lampropeltis

Eustomias bulbiramis

Melanostomias melanopogon

Eustomias bimargaritatus

Atlantic fangjaw

Thorophos euryops

Eustomias magnificus

Bathophilus indicus

Heterophotus ophistoma

Eustomias patulus

Slender fangjaw

Astronesthes illuminatus

Black-belly dragonfish

Astronesthes formosana

Sternoptyx obscura

Maurolicus walvisensis

Eustomias australensis

Photostomias atrox

Slim lightfish

Eustomias jimcraddocki - Eustomias jimcraddocki is a species of abyssal barbeled dragonfish of the family Stomiidae, found in the western North Atlantic.

Longfin dragonfish

Constellationfish

Eustomias monoclonus

Chauliodus schmidti

Bathophilus pawneei

Eustomias metamelas

Yarrella argenteola

Astronesthes bilobatus

Pitgum lanternfish

Maurolicus mucronatus

Astronesthes tanibe

Borostomias pacificus

Arrow dragonfish

Photonectes caerulescens

Eustomias hulleyi

Polyipnus inermis

Odontostomias masticopogon

Eustomias curtifilis

Eustomias trewavasae - Eustomias trewavasae is a small abyssal barbeled dragonfish of the family Stomiidae, found worldwide in tropical and subtropical oceans at depths down to 1,500 m.

Maurolicus breviculus

Snaggletooth

Cyclothone obscura

Hatchetfish - Phosichthys argenteus, a lightfish and the only member of the genus Phosichthys, is found in deep subtropical waters of all oceans, from depths of 500 to 2,000 m.

Pacific astronesthid fish

Benttooth bristlemouth

Eustomias cirritus

Melanostomias pollicifer

Eustomias schiffi

Lovely hatchetfish

Eustomias posti

Margrethia valentinae

Astronesthes karsteni

Stomias danae

Eustomias braueri

Torpedo dragonfish

Melanostomias globulifer

Eustomias parini

Astronesthes gudrunae

Leptostomias multifilis

Eustomias bibulboides

Ichthyococcus parini

Eustomias macronema

Sparing

Oceanic lightfish - The oceanic lightfish, Vinciguerria nimbaria, a lightfish of the genus Vinciguerria, is found in all deep tropical and subtropical oceans and seas, from depths of 20 to 5,000 m.

Eustomias aequatorialis

Astronesthes

Photonectes margarita

Eustomias interruptus

Eustomias minimus

Chauliodus minimus

Astronesthes dupliglandis

Slender snaggletooth

Maurolicus rudjakovi

Maurolicus javanicus

Astronesthes similus

Borostomias elucens

Slender bristlemouth

Photonectes albipennis

Eustomias elongatus

Aristostomias polydactylus

Eustomias tetranema

Astronesthes martensii

Garrick

Eustomias cryptobulbus

Diplophos rebainsi - Diplophos rebainsi is a bristlemouth of the family Gonostomatidae, found in the south-east and west Pacific, and the South Atlantic oceans.

Half-naked hatchetfish

Eustomias radicifilis

Astronesthes lampara

Scaly dragonfish

Eustomias bulbornatus

Tentacle dragonfish

Astronesthes indicus

Scaly dragonfish

Eustomias bimargaritoides

Elongated bristlemouth fish

Thorophos nexilis

Pacific blackdragon

Eustomias medusa

Bathophilus irregularis

Hatchetfish

Argyripnus iridescens

Eustomias paxtoni

Araiophos eastropas

Eustomias multifilis

Chauliodus vasnetzovi - Viperfish

Astronesthes galapagensis

Highlight hatchetfish

Pearlside

Scaleless dragonfish

Eustomias austratlanticus

Photostomias goodyeari

Bulldog lightfish

Eustomias lanceolatus

Bathophilus brevis

Bathophilus proximus

Eustomias micraster

Chauliodus dentatus

Astronesthes chrysophekadion

Pearlsides - Mueller's Pearlside or Mueller's Bristle-mouth Fish, Maurolicus muelleri, a marine hatchetfish of the genus Maurolicus, is found in deep tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans, from the surface to depths of 1,500 m.

Astronesthes tatyanae

Panama snaggletooth

Photonectes gracilis

Eustomias ignotus

Polyipnus meteori

Odontostomias micropogon

Eustomias digitatus

Eustomias uniramis

Emperor seamount lightfish

Snaggletooth

Yellow bristlemouth

Aristostomias grimaldii

Eustomias schmidti

Snaggletooth

Bristlemouth

Eustomias contiguus

Threelight dragonfish

Melanostomias stewarti

Diplophos australis

Pacific hatchet fish

Eustomias problematicus

Astronesthes kreffti

Stomias gracilis

Eustomias brevibarbatus

Grammatostomias flagellibarba

Melanostomias melanopogon

Order Tetraodontiformes

Atrophacanthus japonicus

Triacanthodes intermedius

Sharpfin sunfish - The sharptail mola, Masturus lanceolatus, is a species of mola found circumglobally in tropical and temperate waters.

Order Zeiformes

Allocyttus guineensis

Elongate dory - The elongate dory, Zenion leptolepis, is a dory, in the genus Zenion, found around South Africa, southern Australia, and New Zealand at depths of between 350 and 700 m.

Rosy dory

Neocyttus

Neocyttus acanthorhynchus

Stethopristes eos

Black oreo - The black oreo is very similar in shape to the warty oreo.

Spiky oreo - The spiky oreo, Neocyttus rhomboidalis, is an oreo of the genus Neocyttus, found in all southern oceans at depths of between 200 and 1,300 m.

False boarfish