Hydrolagus mitsukurii is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family.

The Spookfish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

Spookfish is a name often given to Barreleyes - a group of small, odd-looking deep-sea fish species, found in tropical-to-temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. More

the extremely slender and elongate spookfishes of the genera Dolichopteryx and Bathylychnops; and the intermediate fusiform spookfishes of the genera Rhynchohyalus and Winteria. More

Spookfish can refer to: * fish from the Barreleye family * Dolichopteryx longipes, a fish species that uses mirrors in its eyes, the only known More

Brownsnout spookfishThe spookfish has a pair of mirrors (black) to focus light from below into its eyes A Pacific fish uses mirrors as well as lenses to help it see in the murky ocean depths, scientists have revealed. More

The Spookfish's Vision Is Based on Mirrors, not Lenses = The oddity lives in the deep waters between Samoa and New Zealand By Tudor Vieru, Science Editor 28th of December 2008, 13:03 GMT More

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Eyes in the back of its head: The deep-sea spookfish is unusual in that it uses downward-pointing mirrors to focus light into its eyes (black, seen from above here). The orange parts of its eyes collect traces of light coming from above. More

Get articles about spookfish at HighBeam Research = 14 of 14 articles about "spookfish" SPOOKFISH USES MIRRORS FOR EYES The Hindustan Times; January 8, 2009; 651 words ... More

While the spookfish looks like it has four eyes, in fact it only has two, each of which is split into two connected parts. One half points upwards, giving the spookfish a view of the ocean — and potential food — above. More

Spookfish live in very deep water, from depth of 700-1700 m. In other areas of their global distribution they have been trawled from depths as great as 2600 m. More

The red eyes are the spookfish's tubular eyes that point upwards, the black bumps on the side of its head are the diverticular eyes that point downwards so do not reflect the flashlight The red eyes are the spookfish's tubular eyes that point upwards, the black bumps on the side of its head More

Spookfish Uses Mirrors For Eyes = ScienceDaily (Jan. 8, 2009) — A remarkable new discovery shows the four-eyed spookfish to be the first vertebrate ever found to use mirrors, rather than lenses, to focus light in its eyes. More

Base Fake Banner You Can See Yourself In A Spookfish EyeBy Chris Rollins | January 8th 2009 07:58 AM | Print | E-mail | Track Comments . More

Spookfish Sees Things Like Nobody Else Ever Has = * By Brandon Keim Email Author * January 8, 2009 | * 12:10 pm | * Categories: Animals More

Common names

Aka-ginzame in Japanese (日本語)
Ghost shark in English
Ratfish in English
Spookfish in English
химера черная in Russian (русский язык)
冬銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
冬银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
箕竹兔銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
箕竹兔银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
갈은상어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Chimaeridae
Genus : Hydrolagus
Species : Hydrolagus mitsukurii
Authority : Jordan & Snyder, 1904