Halloween Fishes

Viper FishOn the occasion of Halloween, here is a portrait gallery of some of the most terrifying fish in the world. Terrifying according to our human standards, because perhaps themselves think they are beautiful.
And links to Wikipedia and other sources, to further your knowledge on each of these fish


Sloane’s Viperfish (Chauliodus sloani)

Chauliodus sloaniAbout 30 cm long,  Sloan’s viperfish holds the world record for largest teeth relative to head size in a fish.

Humpback Anglerfish (Melanocetus johnsonii)

humpback anglerfishThe humpback anglerfish or common black devil,  is up to 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) for males and up to 20 centimeters (8 inches) for females. The litlle male fixes itself on the females’s body, and lives there as a parasite.

Black Dragonfish (Idiacanthus atlanticus)

Idiacanthus AtlanticusLiving at depths of about 2000 m, females grow to 40 cm in length, but males reach a maximum length of only 5 cm.

Chaenophryne longiceps

As a place in a remake of Alien movie!

Chaenophryne longiceps



Chaenophryne Quasiramifera

Chaenophryne QuasiramiferaHello, I’ve a arm on my head, wanna high five?

Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina Owstoni)

Mitsukurina owstoniReally seems there’s a shark inside the shark!

Fangtooth (Anoplogaster Cornuta)

fangtoothDreadful but not dangerous

Some fishes we have already talked about

Wolf Eel (Anarrhichthys ocellatus)

Anarrhichthys ocellatusWe have already devoted an article to this ugly but not evil fish: see here.

TigerFish  (Hydrocynus goliath)

tiger fishWell known by anglers, we have already published several videos about this monster of African rivers. See here

Lamprey aka “Alien Fish from New Jersey” See here
alien fishHappy Halloween Everybody!

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