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Whalefish. extremely rare photograph of a larval whalefish, a cetomimiform fish of the family Cetomimidae. They are among the most deep-living fish known. Photgraphed during a blackwater dive at 80 feet with the bottom 690 feet below. Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A. Atlantic Ocean

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Image size: 3803x2720 pixels (12.7"x9.1" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2020-03-16

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Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish / Abyssal fish

Individual / Stage of development / Young / Alevin

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Pisces / Osteichthya / Actinopterygii / Teleostei / Cetomimiformes / Cetomimidae

Individual / Nobody

Shot / Black background

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean


March (month)

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Individual / Stage of development / Young

America / North America / United States of America / Southern United States / Florida

Ambiance / Night

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Individual / Stage of development / Larva

Enumeration / Alone

Animal / Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Whalefish (Cetomimiformes sp) / Flabby whalefish (Cetomimidae sp)

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