WoRMS taxon details

Myctophum affine (Lütken, 1892)

158902  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158902)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Canada to Florida (USA), Gulf of Mexico and southern Caribbean  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Canada to Florida (USA), Gulf of Mexico and southern Caribbean [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Myctophum affine (Lütken, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158902 on 2022-05-24
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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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]   

context source (Bermuda) Beebe, W. (1933). Preliminary account of deep sea dives in the bathysphere with especial reference to one of 2200 feet. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A., 19(1): 178-188 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Diet Feeds on plankton  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Canada to Florida (USA), Gulf of Mexico and southern Caribbean [details]

Habitat High-oceanic, nyctoepipelagic at the surface and down to 275 m and found between 300-600 m during the day.  [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English metallic lanternfish  [details]
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