Classification: Order Aulopiformes (Grinners, Lizardfishes)

Number of items: 6.

Bathypterois phenax Blackfin spiderfish (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > Venezuelan Basin
Depth (m): 543
Behaviour: Resting on the seabed.

Highlights from Eastern Mediterranean (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > Mediterranean > Eastern Mediterranean > Kiwi
Depth (m): 2720m

Ipnops sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2587

Ipnops sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Tripod fish (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil
Regions > South America > Brazil

Depth (m): 1443m
Behaviour: Swimming slowly away from ROV, then turns to face ROV and rests fins on seafloor.

Tripodfish from India (5 files)
Site: Indian > Bay of Bengal
Depth (m): 1228

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