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.

The Mirrorbelly lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 0 - 4750 m , usually 300 - 400 m environment.

The belly of the mirrorbelly spookfish is completely flat-like the base of a steam iron - and it glows. In the total darkness of two kilometres depth a school of mirrorbellies must be an eerie sight indeed. The luminescent organs of the spookfishes are odd. More

The Sox should trade Penis and wholio & Mirrorbelly to anyone for anything. Prefferably, A-rod, or at the least Barry Bombs 21. Leifericson 70. More

Common names

Barreleye in English
barreleyes in English
Flatiron fish in English
Grimaldi's barreleye in English
Mirrorbelly in English
Peixe-sola in Portuguese (Português)
葛氏后肛鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
葛氏後肛魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Opisthoproctidae
Genus : Opisthoproctus
Species : Opisthoproctus grimaldii
Authority : Zugmayer, 1911