About Flashlight Fish
Flashlight fish reach up to 35 centimeters in length. They have a black body with blue tinge along its caudal and dorsal fins. They form schools ranging from 24 to 48 fish. Their light organs are also used to communicate. These organs contain bioluminescent bacteria that create the light continuously.
Flashlight Fish in the Wild
Warm shallow reefs ranging from 200 to 400 meters deep, caves, and drop-offs.
Flashlight fish feed primarily on zooplankton.