hatchetfish

hatchetfish
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: any of several small So. American characin fishes with enlarged pectoral fins and thin wedge-shaped bodies that are often seen in tropical aquariums

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  • Hatchetfish — The name hatchetfish may refer to two unrelated groups of fishes:*Marine hatchetfishes, small deep sea bioluminescent fishes (Stomiiformes) of the family Sternoptychidae, subfamily Sternoptychinae.*Freshwater hatchetfishes, tropical characins of… …   Wikipedia

  • hatchetfish — /hach it fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) hatchetfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) hatchetfishes. 1. any deep sea fishes of the genera Argyropelicus, Sternoptyx, and related genera, of tropical and temperate waters, having …   Universalium

  • hatchetfish — noun (plural same or hatchetfishes) a deep bodied laterally compressed tropical freshwater fish of the New World, able to fly short distances in the air by beating its broad pectoral fins. [Family Gasteropelecidae: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Freshwater hatchetfish — This articles is about the freshwater hatchetfishes of the Amazon; for the marine fishes of the family Sternoptychidae, see the article on marine hatchetfish. Taxobox name = Freshwater hatchetfishes image caption = Blackwinged hatchetfish,… …   Wikipedia

  • Common hatchetfish — Gasteropelecus sternicla Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Half-naked hatchetfish — Taxobox name = Half naked hatchetfish image caption = image wdith = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Stomiiformes familia = Sternoptychidae subfamilia = Sternoptychinae genus = Argyropelecus species = A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Marbled hatchetfish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • diaphanous hatchetfish — skaidrusis jūrų kirvukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sternoptyx diaphana angl. diaphanous hatchetfish; disky hatchetfish; dollar hatchetfish; long spined hatchetfish; transparent hatchetfish rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • disky hatchetfish — skaidrusis jūrų kirvukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sternoptyx diaphana angl. diaphanous hatchetfish; disky hatchetfish; dollar hatchetfish; long spined hatchetfish; transparent hatchetfish rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dollar hatchetfish — skaidrusis jūrų kirvukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sternoptyx diaphana angl. diaphanous hatchetfish; disky hatchetfish; dollar hatchetfish; long spined hatchetfish; transparent hatchetfish rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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