Diaphus splendidus   (Brauer,  1904) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory


Synonym (s)
Diaphus scapulofulgens Fowler, 1934
Diaphus splendidum (Brauer, 1904)
Diaphus steadi Fowler, 1934
Diaphus vitiazi Kulikova, 1961
Myctophum splendidum Brauer, 1904

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

Habitat:  Pelagic
Predator:  Spotted Dolphin


• Arabian Sea (Lat: 13.55) (Long: 73.4) INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 52 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
  • Bapat, SV; Deshmukh, VM; Krishnamoorthi, B; Muthiah, C; Kagwade, PV; Ramamirtham, CP; Mathew, KJ; Pillai, SK and C. Mukundan (1982) Species composition, distribution and abundance of major groups/species Fishery resources of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the NorthWest coast of India Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Kochi 33 1-86 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/808/1/Bulletin_No_33.pdf

Page last updated on:2011-09-19

Back to Search