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Lanternfish

  • SEA LIFE Oberhausen, Shipwreck

About the Lanternfish

  • Lanternfish are deep-sea fish and have a small and slender body and a relatively large, round head.
  • Special about them: All types of the lanternfish have light-organs that run in rows along the body and the head. They emit blue, green or yellow light!
  • It is assumed that the light organs play an important role in wooing for partners.