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Antarctic Lanternfish

Electrona antarctica (Günther 1878)


Electrona antarctica (Antarctic Lanternfish) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family lanternfishes. They are native to Cosmonauts Sea and Lazarev Sea. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 11.5 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 31 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Antarctic lanternfish. View this species on GBIF