It has been found on the surface at night, attracted by the lights of fishing boats, but little is known about its daytime habits: it is thought that it may burrow in sandy and muddy bottoms during the day, emerging at dusk to feed.

The Quillfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 0 - 360 m environment.

The quillfish, Ptilichthys goodei, is a species of perciform fish, the only species in the genus Ptilichthys and family Ptilichthyidae. It is an elongate eel-like fish that reaches 34 cm in length. More

The Quillfish, Ptilichthys goodei, is a slender, elongate fish distributed along the coastline of the North Pacific from Oregon to the Sea of Japan. More

Finally, the bizarre quillfish is so highly modified that its relationships are obscure. More

Show IPA Use quillfish in a SentenceSee web results for quillfishSee images of quillfish–noun, plural -fish⋅es, (especially collectively ) -fish. a fish, Ptilichthys goodei, of the Bering Sea, having an eellike body with long, many-rayed fins. More

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Facts about quillfish: annotated classification, as discussed in perciform (fish): Annotated classification: = ...to 2.3 metres (7.5 feet). 5 species, in northern oceans; littoral zone to 300 metres (1,000 feet); good food fishes. More

Quillfish Ptilichthys goodei, filiform prey for small coho and chinook salmon Journal: Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin Volume: 11 Pages: 61-65 Date: More

Common names

Hanegaji in Japanese (日本語)
Quillfish in English
Stachelfisch in German (Deutsch)
птилихт in Russian (русский язык)
吉氏翎鳚 in Chinese (中文)
吉氏翎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Ptilichthyidae
Genus : Ptilichthys
Species : Ptilichthys goodei
Authority : Bean, 1881