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Diaphus metopoclampus  (Cocco, 1829)

Spothead lantern fish
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Etymology: Diaphus: Greek, dis, dia = through + Greek, physa, phyo = to beget, to have as offspring (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; ej vandrande; djupintervall 90 - 1085 m (Ref. 56504).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 60°N - 58°S, 67°W - 153°W

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Mauritania including western Mediterranean, but isolated specimens to Liberia and South Africa. Western Atlantic: USA to 22°N, and from Brazil to Argentina. Western Indian Ocean: between 0° and 30°S. Western Pacific: between 6°N and 39°N, New South Wales, Australia (Ref. 7300) and New Zealand (Ref. 5755).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 5 - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4479)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 14-116; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 16

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic, found between 375-850 m during the day and between 90-850 m at night (Ref. 4066). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Depth range from 518-1085 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504). Reach sexual maturity at a length of 4,8 cm (Ref. 47377).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Paxton, John | Medarbetare

Hulley, P.A., 1990. Myctophidae. p. 398-467. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI; Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4479)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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