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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae Lanternfishes
Subfamily: Myctophinae
Genus: Centrobranchus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Indo-Pacific. South China
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Centrobranchus andreae
[Andre's lanternfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Centrobranchus brevirostris
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Centrobranchus choerocephalus
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Centrobranchus nigroocellatus (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Centrobranchus nigroocellatus
[Roundnose lanternfish]
4 Species of Family Myctophidae with Genus Centrobranchus
(Lanternfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1892 Centrobranchus andreae Andre's lanternfish Indo-Pacific. South China 6.5 SL
1964 Centrobranchus brevirostris Northwest Pacific 4 SL
1904 Centrobranchus choerocephalus Pacific Ocean 4 SL
1873 Centrobranchus nigroocellatus Roundnose lanternfish Eastern Atlantic 5 SL



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