Myctophidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 312

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

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scientific name

Myctophidae
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Family Myctophidae  

Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque, 1810   —Spotted lanternfish

1 specimen of 9 cm TL was caught at a depth of 749 m. Habitat and Distribution: high-oceanic, mesopelagic at depth range 0–1,000 m; nyctoepipelagic at the surface and down to 125 m and between 225–1,000 m during the day. North Atlantic Ocean, from 69 ºN to 15 ºN and in the Mediterranean Sea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).

Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1837)   —Glacier lanternfish

3 specimens were caught at depths between 790 and 796 m. Habitat and Distribution: pelagic-oceanic, nonmigratory, at depth range 0–1,407 m, usually 300– 400 m. North Atlantic Ocean, between 81 °N – 11 °N and 76 °W – 29 °E. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Greenland to Guinea and in the Mediterranean Sea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).

Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe, 1839)   —No common name

1 specimen of 8 cm TL was caught at 1,079 m depth. Habitat and Distribution: mesopelagic and high-oceanic species, between 12–1,500 m depth, 650–700 m during the day and between 51–250 m at night. Temperatesubtropical Atlantic Ocean and in the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from about 57 ° N to the Mauritanian upwelling area. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).

Electrona rissoi (Cocco, 1829)   —Electric lanternfish ( Fig. 15 View FIGURE 15 )

2 specimens of 6 and 7 cm TL were caught at a depth of 762 and 782 m respectively. Biometry and meristic: 62 mm TL, 57 mm SL; HL: 36.8; PO: 7.0; POL: 15.8; ED: 14.0; IOW: 5.3; PD: 50.9; LD: 15.8; PA: 63.2; LA: 26.3, LP: 24.6; LV: 15.8; H: 29.8; D: 13; A: 19; P: 16; V: 9; Gr: 9 + 19. Photophores: PVO: 2; PLO: 1; PO: 5; VLO: 1; SAO: 3;VO: 4; AO: 11. Habitat and Distribution: high-oceanic and mesopelagic. Disjunct, circumtropical, in warm latitudes of Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans and in the Mediterranean Sea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LV (FishBase).

Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896   —Mirror lanternfish

1 specimen of 10 cm TL was caught at depths between 755 and 759 m. Habitat and Distribution: oceanic and mesopelagic, depth range 0–1,000 m, between 475–950 m during the day and between 60–750 m at night. North Atlantic Ocean and southern circumglobal, between 66 °N – 48 °S. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MV (FishBase).

Notoscopelus kroeyeri (Malm, 1861)   —Lancet fish

3 specimens between 12 and 14 cm TL were caught at depths between 749 and 766 m. Habitat and Distribution: epi- to bathypelagic and high-oceanic, from 325 to deeper than 1,000 m during the day and at surface and down to 125 m during the night. North Atlantic Ocean, between the Arctic Circle and 37 °N in the east and between 60 °N and 40 °N in the west. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MV (FishBase).

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