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Northern Lampfish

Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

Lampfish look like ordinary silver fish until they get into dark enough waters. Then their "photophores," or organs that produce light, much like the tails of fireflies, start working. Even though they live in the deep ocean, they migrate nightly to the surface to feed.

  1. 1. Where do the Northern lampfish go to feed?
    1. a. A coral reef
    2. b. Deep ocean
    3. c. The surface
  2. 2. What is a photophore?
    1. a. A mouth
    2. b. An organ that produces light
    3. c. A leg
  3. 3. What color is a Northern lampfish?
    1. a. Green
    2. b. Black
    3. c. Silver