Lancet fish

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

The Lancet fish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 640 - 1591 m environment.

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lancet fishn (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) either of two deep-sea teleost fishes, Alepisaurus ferox or A. borealis, having a long body with a long sail-like dorsal fin: family AlepisauridaeThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. More

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Britannica online encyclopedia article on lancet fish, either of two species of widely distributed, deepwater marine fish of the genus Alepisaurus (family Alepisauridae). More

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Common names

Kortneus-lansetvis in Afrikaans
Kortnosad ödlevargfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Kortsnudet skalpelfisk in Danish (dansk)
Lancet fish in English
Lancetfish in English
Lancier à nez court in French (français)
Lanzón nariz corta in Spanish (español)
Litli földungur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Pez lanceta in Spanish (español)
Short snouted lancetfish in English
shortnose lancetfish in English
Shortsnout lancetfish in English
Shortsnouted handsawfish in English
Shortsnouted lancetfish in English
алепизавр короткокрылый in Russian (русский язык)
短吻帆蜥魚 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻帆蜥鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Aulopiformes
Family : Alepisauridae
Genus : Alepisaurus
Species : Alepisaurus brevirostris
Authority : Gibbs, 1960