Diaphus effulgens   (Goode & Bean,  1896) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Myctophiformes
Family:Myctophidae

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Description
External fertilization.Spawns in deep water during spring.


Synonym (s)
Aethoprora effulgens Goode & Bean, 1896
Diaphus antelucens Kulikova, 1961
Diaphus efflugens (Goode & Bean, 1896)
(Misspelling)
Diaphus macrophus Parr, 1928
Myctophum aeolochrus Barnard, 1927
Myctophum effulgens (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Common Name (s)
• Lantern Fish
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 40-400 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Balachandran, K and Nizar, MA (1990) A check list of fishes of the Exclusive Economic Zone of India collected during the research cruises of FORV Sagar Sampada Proceedings of the first workshop on scientific results of FORV Sagar Sampada CMFRI, Cochin 305-324 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/5269/1/43.pdf
  • 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

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