'Scopelosauridae' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

; superorder Scopelomorpha, order Myctophiformes)

A small family of marine fish that have a thin, slender body, large eyes, large mouth, a single dorsal fin, and an adipose fin above the anal fin. They are probably inhabitants of deep seas. There are about five species, distributed world-wide.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

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