flashlight fish

flashlight fish
anomalops anomalops n. 1 a fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; it inhabits warm waters of the West Pacific and Puerto Rico. It is called also {flashlight fish}.

Syn: flashlight fish [WordNet 1.5]

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