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Giant Hatchetfish
Image ID: 29424
Common Name: Giant Hatchetfish
Scientific Name: Argyropelecus gigas
Location: Argyropelecus gigas New Zealand deep oce
Description: The giant hatchetfish is the largest member of its family, and has tubular upward facing eyes. It uses downward-facing light organs to disguise its silhouette from below.
Keywords: Giant hatchetfish, Argyropelecus gigas, light organs, photophores, eyes, New Zealand, camouflage, silver, Actinopterygii, Teleostei, Stomiiformes, Sternoptychidae, fish
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