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Medusafish

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Medusafishes are a family, Centrolophidae, of perciform fishes. The family includes about 31 species. They are found in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world.

Young Icichthys lockingtoni specimens are abundant in the coastal waters of the north Pacific, where they are often found in association with jellyfish, which provide them with protection from predators and opportunities to scavenge the remains of the jellyfishes' meals.

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Medusafish, Icichthys lockingtoni
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Cornish blackfish, Schedophilus medusophagus

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Medusafish: Brief Summary

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Medusafishes are a family, Centrolophidae, of perciform fishes. The family includes about 31 species. They are found in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world.

Young Icichthys lockingtoni specimens are abundant in the coastal waters of the north Pacific, where they are often found in association with jellyfish, which provide them with protection from predators and opportunities to scavenge the remains of the jellyfishes' meals.

" Medusafish, Icichthys lockingtoni " Cornish blackfish, Schedophilus medusophagus
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Description

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Distribution: All tropical and temperate seas, excepting most of mid-Indian and mid-Pacific. Adults with pelvic fins. Continuous dorsal fin. Dorsal fin either with 0-5 feeble spines graduating to soft rays or 5-9 stout and much shorter spines not graduating to soft rays. Anal fin rays 15-41, usually 3 of which are spines.
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MASDEA (1997).
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