Image ID:29385
Common Name:Hydrothermal vent eelpout fish
Scientific Name:Thermarces cerberus
Description:Eelpout (Thermarces cerberus) on hydrothermal vent mussels (Bathymodiolus) these deep-sea fish are specialised to live in hydrothermal vent communities, and prey mainly upon vent crustaceans, such as amphipods and crabs.
Location:East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Keywords:Hydrothermal vent, deep-sea eelpout fish, Thermarces cerberus, predator, Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Zoarcidae, lips, pale, colourless, fish