lancetfish

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lan·cet·fish

 (lăn′sĭt-fĭsh′)
n. pl. lancetfish or lan·cet·fish·es
Either of two large, elongated marine fishes (Alepisaurus ferox or A. brevirostris) having long sharp teeth, a large dorsal fin, and no scales.
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Noun1.lancetfish - large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Alepisaurus, genus Alepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes
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Alepisaurus ferox is distributed from the southern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to Chile and to Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk, as well as the Atlantic Ocean.
Taxonomic status of Pelichnibothrium speciosum Monticelli 1889 (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) a mysterious parasite of Alepisaurus ferox Lowe (Teleostei: Alepisauridae) and Prionace glauca (L.
Occurrence of Phronima sedentaria (Forskal, 1775) (Amphipoda: Hyperiidea) in the stomach of the longnose lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox (Lowe, 1833) (Aulepiformes, Alepisauroidei) in the north and tropical Atlantic Ocean.
of [+ or -] SD stomachs with Species specimens (cm) fresh remains Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 29 120 [+ or -] 15 26 Scombridae Acanthoeybium 7 136 [+ or -] 18 7 solandri Thunnus alalunga 16 109 [+ or -] 6 15 Thunnus albacares 6 147 [+ or -] 7 6 Thunnus obesus 24 107 [+ or -] 22 24 Xiphiidae Xiphias gladius 8 126 [+ or -] 32 6 Isiophoridae Istiophorus albicans 4 152 [+ or -] 13 4 Makaira nigricans 8 180 [+ or -] 25 5 Tetrapturus albidus 7 130 [+ or -] 10 7 Tetropturus pfluegeri 30 143 [+ or -] 6 29 Fish Cephalopods Crustaceans Others Species FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 18 67.