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Any of various small deep-water marine fishes constituting the family Myctophidae, characterized by luminous organs along the sides.
Of or belonging to the family Myctophidae.
1930s; earliest use found in John Roxborough Norman (1898–1944). From scientific Latin Myctophidae, family name from Myctophum, genus name (C. S. Rafinesque Indice d'Ittiologia Siciliana 56; from ancient Greek μυκτήρ nostril + ὄϕις serpent: see ophio-) + -idae.
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