<i>Photoblepharon palpebratum</i> Click to enlarge image
Olefin Flashlightfish, Photoblepharon palpebratum Image: John E. Randall
© John E. Randall

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    palpebratum
    Genus
    Photoblepharon
    Family
    Anomalopidae
    Order
    Beryciformes
    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata
    Kingdom
    Animalia

Introduction

The video shows a Onefin Flashlightfish swimming at night.



Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.



References

  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.