Gigantactis gargantua

Author: Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981


General: May fish down near the bottom by sculling along on their backs and using their very long fishing poles to work the bottom.

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Moore, J. A. (2002). Upside-Down Swimming Behavior in a Whipnose Anglerfish (Teleostei: Ceratioidei: Gigantactinidae). Copeia, 2002: 1144-1146.

Citation: Gigantactis gargantua (Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-01.
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