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White warehou
2007-03-16 22:48:07

The White warehou, Seriolella caerulea, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in the southern Pacific and southern Atlantic oceans, at depths of between 1640.42 and 2624.67 ft (500 and 800 m). Its length is up to about 29.53 in (75 cm). The White warehou has very small scales which are not easily visible, and is a uniform gray-white in color. The top of the head is darker but...

Pelagic butterfish
2007-03-16 22:46:29

The Pelagic butterfish, Schedophilus maculatus, is a medusafish of the genus Schedophilus found in all warm oceans. Its length is up to about 11.81 in (30 cm). The Pelagic butterfish is one of the smallest and rarest members of the Centrolophidae family. It has a very blunt head and narrow but deep body colored yellowish mottled with dark grey. The single long dorsal fin extends from above...

Southern driftfish
2007-03-16 22:42:57

The Southern driftfish or ragfish, Icichthys australis, is a medusafish of the genus Icichthys found circumpolar in all southern oceans between latitudes 50° S and 60° S, from the surface down to 1.24 mi (2,000 m). Its length is from 13.78 to 31.50 in (35 to 80 cm). The southern driftfish is similar to the rudderfish, and has soft easily-damaged fins, large eyes, and a small flexible...

Antarctic butterfish
2007-03-16 20:35:14

The Antarctic butterfish or Deep sea trevally, Hyperoglyphe antarctica, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in all the southern oceans, at depths of between 40 and 1,500 m. Its length is up to about 140 cm, with a maximum published weight of 60 kg. The Antarctic butterfish is similar to the Hapuku - it is completely unrelated but the confusion has given rise to another common...

Rudderfish
2007-03-16 20:33:08

The Rudderfish, Centrolophus niger, is a medusafish, the only member of the genus Centrolophus found in all tropical and temperate oceans of the world, at depths of from 164.04 to 3280.84 ft (50 to 1,000 m). Its length is from 23.62 to 59.06 in (60 to 150 cm). The rudderfish is a moderately elongated blunt-headed fish with long low dorsal and anal fins and small pectoral and pelvic fins. The...

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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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