Scopelopsis multipunctatus   Brauer,  1906 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Myctophiformes
Family:Myctophidae

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Description
Size : 8.1 cm SL

Dorsal spines (total): 0 - 0 , Dorsal soft rays (total): 20-25, Anal spines: 0, Anal soft rays: 23-27.

Exhibits size stratification with depth. Sexually mature from about 62 mm.

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Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Zooplankton, planktonic crustaceans, planktonic copepods

Biogeography



Literature Source(s)
  • Harris, SA and Cyrus, DP (1995) Occurrence of fish larvae in the St Lucia estuary, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa South African Journal of Marine Science 16 333 - 350 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Harris, SA; Cyrus, DP and Forbes, AT (1995) The larval fish assemblage at the mouth of the Kosi estuary, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa South African Journal of Marine Science 16 351-364 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Harris, SA and Cyrus, DP (1999) Composition, abundance and seasonality of fish larvae in the mouth of harbour, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa South African Journal of Marine Science 21 19-39 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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