What is the population of the viperfish?
The current population is unknown because of the little information that is know about its ability to reproduce and the depths that they live at.
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Viper Fish eat other fish smaller than themselves. The viperfish is known to eat crustaceans such as shrimp, squid, and hermit crabs. It is also known to eat anchovies, mack…erel, and other little fish. They are predators.
No, the viperfish is not a benthos. This species is classified as anekton and lives deep within the ocean waters.
a saltwater fish that lives like 5,000 feet below the surface.
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No the viperfish is not a planton does it look like plankton? It is a fish that's why its called viperFISH!
Sharks and Dolphins are main predators, even though viper fish look like they shouldn't be messed with!
There is very little known about the reproductive cycle of aviperfish. It is thought that a female releases an egg into thewater to be fertilized.
I would imagine not.. From what I know about viperfish, they're very predatory-based. I don't think they eat anything they do not hunt, which would make them carnivorous only.… (:
there most common predator is the dragonfish
A viperfish is a deepwater fish in the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Genus Chauliodus , with long, needle-like teeth and hinged lower jaws. They grow to lengths of 30 to… 60 cm (12 - 24 inches). Viperfish stay near lower depths (250-5,000 feet) in the daytime and shallow at night. Viperfish mainly stay in tropical and temperate waters. It is one of the fiercest predators in the very deep part of the sea and is believed to attack its prey by luring the victim close to itself with a light producing organ.