The North-Pacific frostfish, Benthodesmus pacificus, is a cutlassfish of the family Trichiuridae found in the north Pacific Ocean between latitudes 50° N and 30° N at depths of between 100 and 1,000 m. Its length is up to 112 cm.
The North-Pacific frostfish is a slender, ribbon-like fish with a long tapering body and a tiny forked caudal fin. The body is silvery, with blackish jaws and operculum. The inside of the mouth and gill cavities is black.
Juveniles are mesopelagic from 100 to 500 m.
The Continuum of North Pacific Sea Level Pressure Patterns: Intraseasonal, Interannual, and Interdecadal Variability
Feb 15, 2010; ABSTRACT This study combines k-means cluster analysis with linear unidimensional scaling to illustrate the spatial and temporal...
The 1976/77 North Pacific Climate Regime Shift: The Role of Subtropical Ocean Adjustment and Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Feedbacks*
Dec 01, 2005; ABSTRACT In this study, a new modeling approach is used to look for potential causes of the North Pacific decadal climate regime...