Synonyms for ipnopidae or Related words with ipnopidae
Examples of "ipnopidae"
The feeler fish, "Bathypterois longifilis", a grinner of the family
, is found around Australia and New Zealand.
The Mediterranean spiderfish, "Bathypterois dubius", a lizardfish of the family
, is found in the Eastern Atlantic, as well as the Mediterranean and northwest Atlantic.
(deepsea tripod fishes) are a family of fishes in the order Aulopiformes. They are small, slender fishes, with maximum length ranging from about . They are found in temperate and tropical deep waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.
Ipnops is a genus of deep-sea fish in the family
, which also includes the better-known tripodfish ("Bathypterois grallator"). "Ipnops" are small, slender fish that live close to the ocean floor in the bathyal and abyssal zones. The genus is notable for its unusual eyes.
The tripodfish or tripod spiderfish, "Bathypterois grallator", is a deep-sea benthic fish in the
family found at lower latitudes. It is now relatively well known from photographs and submersible observations, and seem to prefer to perch on the ooze using much elongated fin rays in the tail and two pelvic fins to stand, facing upstream with the pectoral fins turned forward so the outthrust projecting fin rays resemble multiple antennae, and are indeed used as tactile organs. "B. grallator" is hermaphroditic. At least 18 species are placed in the genus "Bathypterois", several of which have similar appearance and behavior to "B. grallator". "B. grallator" is the largest member of its genus, commonly exceeding a standard length of and reaching up to .
"Abyssobrotula galatheae", a species of cusk eel in the family Ophidiidae, is among the deepest-living species of fish. In 1970, one specimen was trawled from a depth of 8370 meters in the Puerto Rico Trench. The animal was dead, however, upon arrival at the surface. In 2008, the hadal snailfish ("Pseudoliparis amblystomopsis") was observed and recorded at a depth of 7700 meters in the Japan Trench. These are, to date, the deepest living fish ever recorded. Other fish of the abyssal zone include the fishes of the
family, which includes the abyssal spiderfish ("Bathypterois longipes"), tripodfish ("Bathypterois grallator"), feeler fish ("Bathypterois longifilis"), and the black lizardfish ("Bathysauropsis gracilis"). Some members of this family have been recorded from depths of more than 6000 meters.
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