bathypelagic fish

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Deep-sea fish that live at depths of 1000–3000 m, where the environment is uniformly cold and dark. A swim-bladder is often absent, and many species (e.g. Bathydraco scotiae, dragonfish, and Chiasmodon niger, swallower) possess photophores.

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