Stenobrachius nannochir (Gilbert, 1890)
Garnet lanternfish
photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

 Family:  Myctophidae (Lanternfishes), subfamily: Lampanyctinae
 Max. size:  11 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 441 - 3400 m
 Distribution:  North Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk, Kuril Islands, and the Pacific coast of the USA; widely distributed in subarctic waters (Ref. 559).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 14-16. Fin rays dark brown to black (Ref. 559).
 Biology:  Mesopelagic species (Ref. 559).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.04.96
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 09.06.15

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