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Blunt Face Lampfish
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The Blunt Face Lampfish or California Headlightfish (Diaphus theta) has two bioluminescent organs on its face. The range of this species crosses the northern Pacific from Japan to California. Specimens have been collected as deep as 2600 feet. This specimen was trawled from 1000 feet depth off of Monterey, California, in November 2007.
June 13th, 2013
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