Atlantic fangjaw

The Atlantic fangjaw lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 50 - 1352 m environment.

Atlantic fangjaw is equiped with several rows of bioluminescent light organs along its underside which are believed to disguise the fish's silhouette from predators lurking below. More

Common names

Atlantic fangjaw in English
Atlantic lightfish in Unknown
Atlantisk laksesilding in Danish (dansk)
luciérnaga atlántica in Spanish (español)
Tsumari-yoko-eso in Japanese (日本語)
西鑽光魚 in Mandarin Chinese
西钻光鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Gonostomatidae
Genus : Gonostoma
Species : Gonostoma atlanticum
Authority : Norman, 1930