[PLURAL, (ESPECIALLY COLLECTIVELY) VI·PER·FISH, (ESPECIALLY REFERRING TO TWO OR MORE KINDS OR SPECIES) VI·PER·FISH·ES.]
any of several deep-sea fishes
of the family Chauliodontidae, having a large mouth and fanglike teeth, some species having light-emitting organs on their bodies.
A viperfish is any species of marine fish in the genus Chauliodus. Viperfish are
characterized by long, needle-like teeth and hinged lower jaws. A typical
The viperfish, also known scientifically as Chauliodus sloani, is one of the fiercest
predators of the deep. This fish can be easily recognized by its large mouth ...
Jan 9, 2014 ... The deep sea dragonfish or viper fish is an awesome looking creature from the
middle depths of the ocean (this one comes from 600 metres or ...
Known for it's overgrown teeth and ferocious hunting, viperfish is considered as
one of the popular deep sea animals. Check it out for facts and images.
The viperfish not only has luminescent organs, but it is very different in general
appearance from all the fishes that are regular inhabitants of the Gulf of Maine.
Distribution: Viperfish are found in tropical and temperate waters throughout the
world at depths of up to 9,00 feet (2,800 meters). They are rarely seen by ...
Chauliodus sloani, commonly called Sloane's viperfish or Sloane's fangfish, are
known to inhabit almost all marine waters in the temperate and tropical zones.
Viper fish are one of the fiercest predators living in the deep ocean. They attract
their prey with a “fishing lure” on top of its head and impale their prey with ...
The viperfish, Chauliodus sloani, has a luminescent lure on the end of a modified
fin ray that it can arch forward in front of its mouth. In the dim depths, all that the ...