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Hydrothermal vent eelpout fish
Image ID: 29336
Common Name: Hydrothermal vent eelpout fish
Scientific Name: Thermarces cerberus
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
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.
Keywords: Hydrothermal vent, eelpout fish, Thermarces cerberus, predator, Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Zoarcidae, lips, pale, colourless, fish, black smoker
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