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  • noun Plural form of barreleye.


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  • Several species of deep-water fishes in the family Opisthoproctidae are called "barreleyes" because their eyes are tubular in shape.

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  • The researchers speculate that barreleyes may maneuver carefully among the siphonophore's tentacles, picking off the captured organisms.

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  • The bizarre physiological adaptations of the barreleyes have puzzled oceanographers for generations.

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  • In addition to their amazing "headgear," barreleyes have a variety of other interesting adaptations to deep-sea life.

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  • Robison and Reisenbichler used video from MBARI's remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to study barreleyes in the deep waters just offshore of Central California.

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