Diaphus garmani   Gilbert,  1906 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

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Pseudoceanic, Sexually mature from about 40 mm; Specimens reach sexual maturity at a length of 4 cm. Lipid content is 8.7 % in fresh body weight and wax ester is 1.7 in total lipids.

Synonym (s)
Diaphus ashmeadi Fowler, 1934
(junior synonym)
Diaphus latus Gilbert, 1913
(junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal


• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8) (Long: 74) INDIA (Record: 04/2009) (Depth: 250-450 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 11) (Long: 76) INDIA (Record: 04/2009) (Depth: 250-450 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Bineesh, KK; Sebastine, M; Akhilesh, KV and Pillai, NGK (2010) First record of the Garman's lanternfish Diaphus garmani (Family: Myctophidae) from Indian waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Cochin 52(1) 109-112 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/5843/1/14._Bin.pdf

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