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Sigmops (or Gonostoma) elongatum, the elongated loosejaw, is a predatory fish living in deep mesopelagic waters. It has photophores on its face and body that produce light, bioluminescence. This individual was captured in a trawl between 200 and 400 meters depth in the Gulf of Mexico, 2007.
Model release not required. Property release not required.