Image ID:29424
Common Name:Giant Hatchetfish
Scientific Name:Argyropelecus gigas
Description:The giant hatchetfish is the largest member of its family, and has tubular upward facing eyes. It uses downward-facing light organs to disguise its silhouette from below.
Location:East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Keywords:Giant hatchetfish, Argyropelecus gigas, light organs, photophores, eyes, New Zealand, camouflage, silver, Actinopterygii, Teleostei, Stomiiformes, Sternoptychidae, fish