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Myctophidae Gill, 1893

125498  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125498)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small supramaxilla. With subocular shelf. Anal fin origin below or slightly behind...  
Distribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small supramaxilla. With subocular shelf. Anal fin origin below or slightly behind dorsal fin base. Head and body with groups and rows of small photophores; one species without. Scales cycloid; ctenoid in 4 species. Swim bladder usually present. Vertebrae 28-45. Heavily preyed upon by many marine fishes and mammals. Diurnal migration exhibited by many: most species with peak abundance between 300 and 1200 m by day and between 10 and 100 m at night.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Myctophidae Gill, 1893. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125498 on 2019-10-21
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Myctophidae Gill, 1893. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125498 on 2019-10-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small supramaxilla. With subocular shelf. Anal fin origin below or slightly behind dorsal fin base. Head and body with groups and rows of small photophores; one species without. Scales cycloid; ctenoid in 4 species. Swim bladder usually present. Vertebrae 28-45. Heavily preyed upon by many marine fishes and mammals. Diurnal migration exhibited by many: most species with peak abundance between 300 and 1200 m by day and between 10 and 100 m at night.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English lanternfishes  [details]
French poissons-lanternes  [details]
Japanese ハダカイワシ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål lysprikkfiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk lysprikkfiskfamilien  [details]
Spanish linternillas  [details]
Swedish prickfiskar  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Myctophidae USNM 424689 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myctophidae USNM 424797 photograph lateral view)
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