The Barrel-eye lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 300 - 800 m , usually 500 - 700 m environment.

Our unusual and colorful plastic barrel-eye fish is 5 1/2 inches long from its jaws to its tail. The body is constructed of dense, somewhat flexible plastic. More

Common names

Anturakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Barrel-eye in English
Barreleye in English
barreleyes in English
Fladbuget kikkertfisk in Danish (dansk)
Peixe-sola in Portuguese (Português)
Spookfish in English
опистопрокт in Russian (русский язык)
后肛鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
后肛鱼 in Unknown
後肛魚 in Mandarin Chinese
後肛魚 in Unknown

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Opisthoproctidae
Genus : Opisthoproctus
Species : Opisthoproctus soleatus
Authority : Vaillant, 1888