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  Murray's Abyssal Anglerfish (Melanocetus murrayi)





Murray's Abyssal Anglerfish | Melanocetus murrayi photo
from The Report of the Scientific Results of the Exploring Voyage of HMS Challenger during the years 1873-1876 published 1885-95.

Image by Challenger Voyage 1873-76 - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

FISH FACTS



Classification
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Lophiiformes
Family:Melanocetidae
Genus:Melanocetus
Species:murrayi
Common Name:Murray's Abyssal Anglerfish