Scaleless dragonfish

The Scaleless dragonfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine environment.

sometimes known as the scaleless dragonfish, is a ferocious predator that inhabits the deep oceans of the world. Known scientifically as Grammatostomias flagellibarba, it has extremely large teeth compared to its body size. More

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The dorsal and anal fins of the scaleless dragonfish are located at the extreme posterior, and the pectoral fins are frequently absent; thus most of the body appears to be without fins. More

Common names

Batofilo nero in Italian (Italiano)
Fuetó in Catalan (Català)
Ginga-eso in Japanese (日本語)
Goig in Catalan (Català)
Pisci diavulu in Italian (Italiano)
Scaleless dragonfish in English
丝须深巨口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
副深口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
副深口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鬚深巨口魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Stomiidae
Genus : Bathophilus
Species : Bathophilus nigerrimus
Authority : Giglioli, 1882