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Description

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Body moderately elongate. Pseudobranch present, with 2–3 filaments; gillrakers 4 + 7 + 6–7, total 17–18; branchiostegal rays 14. Dorsal-fin rays 16–18, behind midpoint of body; pectoral finrays 10–11; pelvic finrays 7 (8); Anal-fin rays 27–31, anal fin origin a little in advance of dorsal fin origin. Swimbladder capacious. Vertebrae 38 (39). Photophores (adult): SO 1, ORB 1, OP 3, BR 9, IV 6 + 10, VAV (4) 5, AC 19 (18–20), OA 13 (14); usually 15 AC over anal fin, 2 between last anal and first procurrent rays; VAV 4 over or posterior to anus; last OA nearer fourth than third VAV; 2 supra-caudal and 1 infra-caudal glands; no glandular masses associated with SO, ORB or OA. Color of dorsum dark, flanks silver/translucent; no gular pigment patch; fin rays unpigmented or so basally.

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Distribution

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Circumglobal, but absent in Mediterranean.

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Growth

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Photophores develop in fishes over 12–20 mm SL.

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Habitat

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Mesopelagic, juveniles and adults at 300–500 m by day, 50–200 m by night; diel vertical migrations.

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Main Reference

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Badcock J. 1984. Gonostomatidae. pp. 284–301. In: P.J.P. Whitehead MLB, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen, and E. Tortonese editor. Fishes of the Northeastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Paris: Unesco. p 1473 pp.

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Reproduction

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Hermaphroditic.

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Size

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To 66 mm SL.

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Trophic Strategy

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Consumes copepods, euphausiids.

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Type locality

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Eastern Atlantic.

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Type specimen(s)

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Syntypes: BMNH 1930.1.12.61-63 and .64-67.

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Diagnostic Description

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Dark dorsally, silvery finish on translucent flanks; fin rays colorless; black pigment at base of each dorsal and anal ray (Ref. 3991). Branchiostegal rays: 11-12 (Ref. 35800). Longer trunk and shorter tail (Ref. 37473).
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Recorder
Cristina V. Garilao
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Life Cycle

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Oviparous (Ref. 35800).
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16 - 18; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 26 - 31
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Trophic Strategy

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Exhibit diel vertical migrations, juveniles and adults mainly at 300-600 by day and at 50-200 by night. Feed on copepods and euphausiids. Also Ref. 51328.
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Drina Sta. Iglesia
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Biology

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Mesopelagic (Ref. 58302). Exhibit diel vertical migrations, juveniles and adults mainly at 300-600 by day and at 50-200 by night (Ref. 4463, 58302). Feed on copepods and euphausiids (Ref. 4769). Photophores developing in fishes over 12-20 mm SL (Ref. 4769). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae (Ref. 35800).
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Susan M. Luna
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Importance

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fisheries: of no interest
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分布

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世界性廣泛分布,包含印度-太平洋及大西洋海域之深層帶。台灣紀錄深度為1629-1649公尺。
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描述

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背鰭軟條數:16(16-18); 臀鰭軟條數臀鰭軟條數:(26-31); 胸鰭條數:10(9-10); 腹鰭條數:7(6-7);脊椎骨數:37;發光器排列:OS 1; BR 8(9); IV 16(15-16); VAV 4(4-5); AC 19(18-20); IC 39(39-40); OA 12(13-14);體色:身體呈乳白色,所有鰭膜透明狀,腹部深暗。
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Diet

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Feeds on copepods and euphausiids

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North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)

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Distribution

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Grand Banks to Browns Bank; Western Atlantic tropical waters

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Habitat

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Found at depths of 50 -1000 m.

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Habitat

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nektonic

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