abyssal fish

'abyssal fish' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences
  • Ecology and Conservation


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Fish that live in the deepest part of the ocean, below about 2000m. Many abyssal species have prominent snouts; a tapering, rat-tailed body consisting of flabby, watery tissue; and a lightweight skeleton.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Ecology and Conservation.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.