(Hydrolagus colliei)

image of a Ratfish

Image ID: 5-01

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Comments : Another photograph of a Ratfish. From this photo, you can clearly see how the fish relies on it's pectoral fins for locomotion. Ratfish are named from the rat-like dentition (which is used to feed on crustaceans) and their thin, narrow tail.
Common name : Ratfish
Scientific Name : Hydrolagus colliei
Location Found : Sunrise Beach, South Puget Sound
Actual Size : 20 inches
Camera Used : Fuji Endeavor in Ikelite IIIe, 400 ISO APS fuji film
Natural History :