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Anoplogaster cornuta or fangtooth


Anoplogaster cornuta, commonly known as the fangtooth fish, have shortened, deep bodies with a characteristically large mouth lined with sharp, fang-like teeth. This deep-sea fish is found worldwide and reaches a maximum length of just 6 inches. This image comes from The Encyclopedia of Life, a free, collaborative online encyclopedia working to document all of the 1.9 million species of animals, plants and other forms of life on Earth. For more information, visit


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