Caught: Dealfish – Trachipterus jacksonensis

The dealfish belongs to the family Trachipteridae. All fish in this family are pelagic and are slim eel shaped fish. The dealfish like most of the fish in this family are deepwater fish that usually reside out of reach of the average fisherman and are therefore rarely encountered. Dealfish live in the Western Indian Ocean … Read more

Fish Facts: Dealfish – Trachipterus Arcticus

Dealfish is found in the North Atlantic to as far south as Florida. Not much is known but they are about them. They feed on small fishes and squids. The bottom picture recently surfaced. The fish washed up on the beach in Florida. It has been misidentified by some as an oarfish. It is not. … Read more