Lanternfishes are small mesopelagic fish of the large family Myctophidae. One of
two families in the order Myctophiformes, the Myctophidae are represented by ...
The lanternfish, also known as Symbolophorus barnardi, is a deep-water fish that
gets its name from its ability to produce light. The light is produced by tiny ...
Typical of its family, with its blunt, rounded head and large eyes, the lanternfish
has many light-producing organs, or photophores, arranged in short rows and ...
The most distinctive external characters of the lanternfishes are their large eyes (
situated close to the tip of the blunt snout), wide mouths gaping back beyond the
Oct 8, 2008 ... Lantern fishes and hatchetfishes, along with many other deep-sea organisms,
possess distinct arrangements of light organs on the body that ...
Mar 3, 2014 ... A lanternfish from the genus Diaphus that was imaged and collected during the
Explore21 Solomon Islands Expedition, in September 2013.
Jun 28, 2012 ... Rummaging through some drawers at an antique shop in New Hampshire we
came across an old print of exotic lantern fish. Perfect. Additional ...
Print-and-do activity to make deep sea lanternfish sticks from the Monterey Bay
Aquarium, Monterey, California.
Mar 5, 2013 ... We focus our study on the lanternfish family (Myctophidae) and hypothesise that
lanternfishes with a deeper distribution and/or a reduction of ...
Lanternfishes are the most widely distributed, diverse and abundant fishes in the
deep ocean midwaters. They are small to medium-sized silvery or black fishes ...