anomalops

noun
fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico
Syn: ↑flashlight fish
Hypernyms: ↑spiny-finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Anomalops

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\\əˈnäməˌläps\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from anomal- + -ops
: a genus of fishes (order Berycomorphi) having a luminous organ beneath each eye filled with light-producing bacteria and known from warm seas of the southwestern Pacific and about Puerto Rico

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • anomalops — n. 1 a fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; it inhabits warm waters of the West Pacific and Puerto Rico. It is called also {flashlight fish}. Syn: flashlight fish [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anomalops — didieji žibintakiai beriksai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Anomalops angl. lantern eyed fishes rus. аномалопсы; большие фонареглазы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – žibintakiai beriksai siauresnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • anomalops — anom·a·lops …   English syllables

  • Anomalops katoptron — didysis žibintakis beriksas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Anomalops katoptron angl. lantern eyed fish rus. большой фонареглаз ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didieji žibintakiai beriksai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • genus Anomalops — noun type genus of the family Anomalopidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Anomalopidae, ↑family Anomalopidae • Member Meronyms: ↑anomalops, ↑flashlight fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • flashlight fish — anomalops anomalops n. 1 a fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; it inhabits warm waters of the West Pacific and Puerto Rico. It is called also {flashlight fish}. Syn: flashlight fish [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anomalopidae — Laternenträger Großer Laternenfisch (Anomalops katoptron) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blitzlichtfische — Laternenträger Großer Laternenfisch (Anomalops katoptron) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Laternenaugenfische — Laternenträger Großer Laternenfisch (Anomalops katoptron) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Laternenträger — Großer Laternenfisch (Anomalops katoptron) Systematik Ctenosquamata Acanthomorpha …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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