The Cutlassfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 200 - 1700 m environment.

The cutlassfishes are about 40 species of predatory fish in the family Trichiuridae (order Perciformes) found in seas throughout the world. Fish of this family are long, slender, and generally steely blue or silver in colour, giving rise to their name. More

The cutlassfish is only an accidental straggler north of Cape Cod. One was taken at Wellfleet in the summer of 1845, and one in Salem Harbor also many years ago, and it is recorded from Lynn by Kendall. More

/ˈkʌt ləsˌfɪʃ/ Show Spelled Pronunciation Show IPA Use cutlassfish in a SentenceSee web results for cutlassfishSee images of cutlassfish–noun, plural (especially collectively ) -fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species ) -fish⋅es. More

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The Cutlassfish's life history is not well known. Juventiles are found in the central, coastal area of Texas in May and June, indicating spawning as late as February. More

cutlassfish definition cut·lass·fish (-fis̸h′) noun pl. More

The cutlassfish has a unique eel-like shape that readily distinguishes it from other fish. It is eaten almost everywhere except the United States. The cutlassfish belongs to the Trichiuridae family and despite its appearance is completly unrelated to the eel family. More

Aphanopus Carbo The cutlassfishes are about 40 species of predatory fish in the family Trichiuridae (order PerciformesPerciformes The Perciformes, also called the Percomorphi or Acanthopteri, include about 40% of all bony fish and are the largest order of vertebrata.... ) found in seas throughout the world. More

RARE cutlassfish-Mike Sexon fished out of Rocky Point on... Click to show "cutlassfish" result 9 589 x 183 12 kb Atlantic cutlassfish Family: Trichiuridae Trichiurus... More

Common names

Aphanope charbon in French (français)
Black espada in English
Black scabbard fish in English
black scabbardfish in English
Cutlass fish in English
cutlassfish in English
Degenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Dolkfisk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Dolkfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Espada preta in Portuguese (Português)
Espada-preta in Portuguese (Português)
Espada-preto in Portuguese (Português)
Hairtail in English
intermediate scabbardfish in English
Kurotachi-modoki in Japanese (日本語)
Kurotachimodoki in Japanese (日本語)
Ophanope carbon in French (français)
Pacific black scabbardfish in English
Palasz czarny in Polish (polski)
Pałasz czarny in Polish (polski)
peixe espada preta in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe espada preto in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-espada-preto in Portuguese (Português)
Pez cinto in Spanish (español)
Pez sable negro in Spanish (español)
Poisson sabre tachuo in French (français)
Poisson-sabre tachuo in French (français)
Sable intermedio in Spanish (español)
Sable negro in Spanish (español)
Sabre in French (français)
Sabre noir in French (français)
Scabbard fish in English
Schwarzer Degenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Sort sabelfisk in Danish (dansk)
Stinglaksur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Stinglax in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Ugolnaya ryba-sablya in Russian (русский язык)
zwarte degenvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
zwarte-kousenbandvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
сабля-рыба угодная in Russian (русский язык)
中間等鰭叉尾帶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
中间等鳍叉尾带鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
西太平洋等鰭叉尾帶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
西太平洋等鳍叉尾带鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑等鰭叉尾帶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黑等鳍叉尾带鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Trichiuridae
Genus : Aphanopus
Species : Aphanopus arigato
Authority : Parin, 1994