ClassACTINOPTERYGII Ray-finned fishes
Common name: Fangtooths
A small group of darkly-pigmented mesopelagic fishes with huge fang-like teeth, short, deep bodies, large mouths and small eyes. Juveniles are very different, with pale bodies, large head spines, and no large teeth.
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Dianne J. Bray, Fangtooths, ANOPLOGASTRIDAE in Fishes of Australia, accessed 09 Jun 2023, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/family/346
|A small family with a single genus and two species, one of which occurs in Australian waters.|
|Dianne J. Bray|