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Studies on luminescence. On the subocular light-organs of stomiatoid fishes

  • J. A. C. Nicol (a1)
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Many stomiatoid fishes possess a peculiar light-organ below and behind the eye, as well as other kinds of photophores. This light-organ, of diagnostic importance, is termed the subocular, postocular or cheek-organ. Stomiatoid fishes, suborder Stomiatoidei, form a suborder of the Isospondyli. Subocularorgans are found in the following groups:

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Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
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