Loren Coleman wrote:
> Can anyone on the list identify this so-called "deep sea fish"? I am not
> connected to the auction in any fashion, but interested in merely
> identifying this specimen.
Don't think, it is a deep sea speciem. Look like belonging to the family
of the Wolffisches (Anarhichadidae), maybe Anarhichas minor . Try
fishbase.org or google for a search. Deep range 1-500m.