flash-light fish

flashlight fish

noun
any of several fishes, especially Photoblepharon palpebratus, inhabiting deep, dark waters and having light organs that can be closed with a lid.

Origin:
1970–75

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flashlight fish

noun
1. fish of deep dark waters having a light organ below each eye 
2. fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico [syn: anomalops
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