Bigeye Lightfish, Woodsia nonsuchae (Beebe 1932)

Illustration of a Bigeye Lightfish, Woodsia nonsuchae. Source: Beebe, W. 1932. Nineteen new species and four post-larval deep-sea fish. License: Public Domain

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Dianne J. Bray, Woodsia nonsuchae in Fishes of Australia, accessed 16 Apr 2024,

Bigeye Lightfish, Woodsia nonsuchae (Beebe 1932)

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Dorsal fin 11-12; Anal fin 14-16; Vertebrae 42-45. Branchiostegal rays 17. Anal fin origin behind end of dorsal fin; photophores conspicuous.


Dianne J. Bray

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CAAB Code:37106024

Depth:530-1335 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic, bathypelagic

Max Size:12 cm SL

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