WoRMS taxon details

Diaphus brachycephalus Tåning, 1928

126589  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126589)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Oceanic and mesopelagic. Occurs near the surface to about 225 m at night and in deeper waters during the day. Large males...  
Description Oceanic and mesopelagic. Occurs near the surface to about 225 m at night and in deeper waters during the day. Large males partially or non-migratory (Ref. 4066). Exhibits dwarfing in minimum region off Brazil with maximum SL about 36 mm and sexual maturity from about 27 mm (Ref. 4479). Spawns mainly in summer in Hawaii (Ref. 4775). [details]

Distribution Sable Island Bank to Uruguay  
Distribution Sable Island Bank to Uruguay [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Diaphus brachycephalus Tåning, 1928. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126589 on 2018-10-24
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Oceanic and mesopelagic. Occurs near the surface to about 225 m at night and in deeper waters during the day. Large males partially or non-migratory (Ref. 4066). Exhibits dwarfing in minimum region off Brazil with maximum SL about 36 mm and sexual maturity from about 27 mm (Ref. 4479). Spawns mainly in summer in Hawaii (Ref. 4775). [details]

Distribution Sable Island Bank to Uruguay [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat high-oceanic; found between 175-550 m during the day and near the surface to about 225 m at night  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English short-headed lantern fish  [details]
Japanese エビスハダカ  [details]