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Nannobrachium nigrum  Günther, 1887

Black 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: Nannobrachium: Latin, nannus = small + Latin, brachium = the upper arm from the shoulder to the elbow; 1731 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 100 - 1015 m (Ref. 39633).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Pacific Ocean: restricted to tropical waters, primarily the western and central parts. Also in the extreme eastern tropical Indian Ocean. South China Sea (Ref.74511).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.1 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 36121)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 12-15; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 18; Ryggkotor: 33 - 37. 9-10 tooth patches on the lower limb of the second gill arch; 10-13 AO photophores; 32-34 lateral line organs (Ref. 36121). Pectoral fins with extremely weak and flexible rays (Ref. 36121).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic at 100-1000 m at night, 640-900 m during day (Ref. 58302). The two large specimens (19 and 21 cm SL) from near the Ogasawara Islands reported in Ref. 559 may represent another species (Ref. 36121).

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

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Zahuranec, B.J., 2000. Zoogeography and systematics of the lanternfishes of the genus Nannobrachium (Myctophidae: Lampanictini). Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 607:1-69. (Ref. 36121)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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