Also known as Dealfish, Oarfish, Peregrine Dealfish, Peregrine Ribbonfish.
Found swimming with its head pointing upwards in very deep waters off-shore.
They feed midwater on crustaceans, fish and squid.
Juveniles swim at the surface with their fins trailing mimicking jellyfish.
Length - 300cm
Depth - 100-600m
Named because of their slender body and ribbony threadfins, adults rarely seen by divers because they live so deep within the oceans. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/1777