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  1. Carapidae, family Carapidaenoun

    pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae


  1. carapidae

    Pearlfish are marine fish in the ray-finned fish family Carapidae. Pearlfishes inhabit the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans at depths to 2,000 m (6,600 ft), along oceanic shelves and slopes. They are slender, elongated fish with no scales, translucent bodies, and dorsal fin rays which are shorter than their anal fin rays. Adults of most species live symbiotically inside various invertebrate hosts, and some live parasitically inside sea cucumbers. The larvae are free living.


  1. carapidae

    Carapidae is a family of marine fish, commonly known as pearlfish due to their slender, elongated bodies and translucent, scale-less skin. These fish are unique for their habit of living inside other marine organisms, such as holothurians, oysters and starfish. They are found primarily in warm, tropical and subtropical oceans around the world.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carapidae in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carapidae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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