gulper eel


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gulper eel

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gulper fish

n
(Animals) any deep-sea eel-like fish of the genera Eurypharynx and Saccopharynx and order Lyomeri, having the ability to swallow large prey
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Is it the gulper eel, the polar bear, the humming bird or, even, the iguana?
The Umbrella Mouth Gulper Eel has a hinged skull which can rotate to swallow large prey while the Fangtooth is believed to have the most teeth of any fish in the world.
ALL MOUTH: Thanks to its enormous mouth and distensible stomach, the gulper eel (top) can gobble prey that's larger than the predator itself.