Definition of Anomalops
1. Noun. Fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico.
Group relationships: Genus Anomalops
Generic synonyms: Acanthopterygian, Spiny-finned Fish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anomalops
Literary usage of Anomalops
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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"anomalops palpebrata is found in Polynesia and has beneath the eye a large luminous organ unlike anything seen elsewhere among fishes. ..."