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Gymnoscopelus braueri  (Lönnberg, 1905)

Brauer’s lanternfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Etymology: Gymnoscopelus: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, skopelos, a lantern fish (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino batipelagico; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); distribuzione batimetrica ? - 2700 m (Ref. 58018).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 33°S - 78°S

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Generally ranges between the coasts of Antarctic and 33°S (south-western Atlantic Ocean sector), 46°S (Indian Ocean sector between 50°-71°E), and about 46°S (Pacific Ocean sector off Chile).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.2 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 5182)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 14-17; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 16 - 20

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic, found in the upper 200 m at night but deeper in the region of Subtropical Convergence (Ref. 4066). Feeds mainly on Euphausia superba; also takes copepods (Euchaeta antarctica, Rhincalanus gigas), amphipods (Primno macropa, Themisto gaudichaudii) and the euphausiid Thysanoessa macrura.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Paxton, John | Collaboratori

Hulley, P.A., 1990. Myctophidae. p. 146-178. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5182)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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