Definition of Anomalops

1. Noun. Fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico.

Exact synonyms: Flashlight Fish
Group relationships: Genus Anomalops
Generic synonyms: Acanthopterygian, Spiny-finned Fish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anomalops

anomalad
anomalies
anomaliped
anomalipede
anomalism
anomalisms
anomalist
anomalistic
anomalistic month
anomalistic year
anomalistical
anomalistically
anomalocaridid
anomalocaridids
anomaloflorous
anomalops (current term)
anomalopteryx
anomaloscope
anomalous
anomalous atrioventricular excitation
anomalous communication
anomalous complex
anomalous conduction
anomalous correspondence
anomalous diffusion
anomalous mitral arcade
anomalous phenomena
anomalous phenomenon
anomalous trichromatism
anomalous uterus

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. ..."

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