- /ˈlæntən fɪʃ/ (say 'lantuhn fish)
noun (plural lantern fish or lantern fishes)
any small marine fish of the family Myctophidae, with rows of luminescent spots, living in the open sea and coming to the surface at night.
Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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