Antarctic Deepsea Smelt, Bathylagus antarcticus
Scientific name: Bathylagus antarcticus
An Antarctic Deepsea Smelt trawled by Ken Graham on FRV Kapala, at a depth of approximately 1100 m, off Shoalhaven Bight, New South Wales, 2 Aug 1984. Kapala fieldnumber K 84-11-08.
A single species of Bathylagus is known from Australian waters.
The fish in the image is registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.25275-002).