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Sternoptyx obscura  Garman, 1899

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Sternoptychidae (Marine hatchetfishes) > Sternoptychinae
Etymology: Sternoptyx: Greek, sternon = sternon, + Greek, ptyx = fold (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Garman.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 500 - 2700 m (Ref. 74511).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Indo-Pacific: common in the Indian Ocean north of 15°S; reported to 30°S in the Indian Ocean east of 50°E. Also known from New Zealand (Ref. 5755) and west of the Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559). Reported in Peru (Ref. 45845). South China Sea (Ref.74511).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4054)

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Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 12 - 13

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic species (Ref. 559). Also Ref. 58302.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Weitzman, S.H., 1986. Sternoptychidae. p. 253-259. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4054)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

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  Harmless




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