Gelatinous blindfish

The Gelatinous blindfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 900 - 2562 m environment.

The Gelatinous Blindfish has a white jelly-like body. The dorsal and anal fins are continuous with the caudal fin. Like all aphyonids, the Gelatinous Blindfish has tiny eyes. It lacks scales, swim bladder and pyloric caecae. More

The Gelatinous Blindfish lives in very deep marine waters. It has a white jelly-like body and tiny eyes. More

A Gelatinous Blindfish trawled during the NORFANZ expedition at a depth between the surface and 1934 m, south-east of Ball's Pyramid, Tasman Sea, May 2003 (CSIRO H6003-01). Photo: K. Parkinson ?? NORFANZ. The Gelatinous Blindfish has a white jelly-like body. More

McGrouther and the Gelatinous Blindfish is not the name of a band, but it certainly should be. No, the gelatinous blindfish is a new addition to the Australian Museum Fish Site and another specimen from the NORFANZ expedition. More

Common names

Gelatinous blindfish in English
胶胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
膠胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Ophidiiformes
Family : Aphyonidae
Genus : Aphyonus
Species : Aphyonus gelatinosus
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