Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker 1856),

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Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker 1856)


Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker 1856)  — Short-jawed lanternfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Cape Lambert-Kalili Harbour, New Ireland as Myctophum pristilepis  by Munro (1958: 121).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Philippines east to Hawaiian Islands, south to northern Australia. Bathypelagic, 1–856 m depth. Marine.