Fangtooth feeding

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Aug 2010

This incredible footage from the BBC shows amongst other things a feeding Fangtooth, Anoplogaster cornuta.

Fangtooth teeth

Fangtooth teeth
Photographer: Mark McGrouther © Australian Museum

The video talks about the very long pointed teeth but does not say that the lower jaw fangs, in fact, slide into pockets in the roof of the mouth when the jaws close (see image to the right).

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Fangtooth, feeding, Anoplogaster cornuta, Anoplogasteridae, movie,