Caulophryne polynema

The Caulophryne polynema lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 900 - 1250 m environment.

Caulophryne polynema of the family Caulophrynidae (Fanfins) relies solely on its superficial sensory neuromast structures to find prey and doesn't have a luminous lure. It also has soft skin and a highly expandable stomach. More

Caulophryne polynema on Fish Mapper TSN 690376 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Common names

Frenja in Icelandic (Íslenska)
多丝茎角鮟鱇 in Mandarin Chinese
多絲莖角鮟鱇 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Lophiiformes
Family : Caulophrynidae
Genus : Caulophryne
Species : Caulophryne polynema
Authority : Regan, 1930