Contact: Kendra Snyder
American Museum of Natural History
Caption: This is a blue lanternfish (Tarletonbeania crenularis), which is found in the Eastern Pacific. The photophores, light-producing structures, can be seen as spots on the side and belly of the fish.
Credit: İMatthew P. Davis
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