MYCTOPHIFORMES

Mucientes, Gonzalo & Arronte, Juan Carlos, 2010, Marine fishes from Galicia (NW Spain): an updated checklist, Zootaxa 2667, pp. 1-27: 9

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scientific name

MYCTOPHIFORMES
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ORDER MYCTOPHIFORMES 

Family Neoscopelidae 

Neoscopelus macrolepidotus Johnson, 1863  — Large-scaled lantern fish Not mentioned for Galicia by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded from Galicia by Bañón et al. (2002).

** Neoscopelus microchir  Matsubara, 1943 — No common name Not mentioned for Galicia by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded from the Galicia Bank (Bañón et al., 1997).

Family Myctophidae 

Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque, 1810  — Spotted lanternfish

Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856)  — No common name

Ten specimens between 4 and 8 cm TL caught at 365–563 m depth during “Demersales 97 and 06” surveys

Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe, 1839)  — No common name

Ceratoscopelus warmingii (Lütken, 1892)  — No common name

Uncertain status. Reported by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986) to south of 35 ºN and it is unreported by Quéro et al. (2003). Recorded for Galicia by Lozano y Rey (1947) as Lampanyctus townsendi  , a synonym of C. warmingii  . A revision of new specimens is needed.

Lampadena urophaos atlantica Maul, 1969  — No common name

Uncertain status. Not mentioned for Galicia neither by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986) nor by Quéro (2003). Recorded from Galicia by Arté (1952) and Anadón (1957) as L. nitida  . Questionable as a synonym of L. urophaos atlantica ( Solórzano et al., 1988)  . A revision of new specimens is required.

Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896  — Mirror lanternfish

One specimen of 4 cm TL caught at 228 m depth during the survey “Demersales 93 ”

Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso, 1810)  — Jewel lanternfish

Lampanyctus photonotus Parr, 1928  — No common name

Lampanyctus intricarius Taning, 1928  — No common name

One specimen of 17 cm TL caught during the survey “Demersales 02”

Notoscopelus kroeyeri (Malm, 1861)  — Lancet fish

Reported from Galicia by Solórzano et al. (1988) as N. elongatus  .

Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1838)  — Glacier lanternfish