Myctophidae


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Noun1.Myctophidae - deep-sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
lanternfish - small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side; some surface at night
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The life history of Cardiodectes medusaeus (Wilson), a copepod parasite of lanternfishes (Myctophidae).
The families include Ancistrocheiridae (ANC), Argonautidae (ARG), Bolitaenidae (BOL), Chiroteuthidae (CHI), Coryphaenidae (COR), Cranchiidae (CRA), Delphinidae (DEL), Engraulidae (ENG), Enoploteuthidae (ENO), Enteroctopodidae (ENT), Galatheidae (GAL), Gonatidae (GON), Histioteuthidae (HIS), Loliginidae (LOL), Macrouridae (MAC), Mastigoteuthidae (MAS), Merlucciidae (MER), Myctophidae (MYC), Octopodidae (OCD), Octopoteuthidae (OCT), Oeogopsidae (OEO), Ommastrephidae (OMA), Onychoteuthidae (ONY), Pholidoteuthidae (PHO), Scombridae (SCO), Sphyraenidae (SPH), Thysanoteuthidae (THY), Tremoctopodidae (TRE), Vampyroteuthidae (VAM), and Vitreledonellidae (VIT).
Myctophidae Diaphus pacificus 16 Lampanyctus parvicauda 9 16 Nannobrachium idostigma 7 Triphoturus mexicanus 353 2465 F.
Studies using phylogenetic analysis showed that the cortical alveoli morphology is an important parameter amongst the fish families Myctophidae (Myctophiformes), Melamphaidae (Stephanoberyciformes), Bathylagidae and Platytroctidae (Osmeriformes) (Belova, 2008).
(1997) quienes encontraron, para el verano e inicios del otono de 1997 (evento de El Nino) que la composicion alimentaria estuvo constituida por crustaceos, peces y moluscos, pero el principal alimento del jurel fueron los crustaceos planctonicos destacando los eufausidos y los peces que constituyeron el segundo grupo en nivel de importancia, destacando la familia Myctophidae y las especies Vicinguerria sp., Leuroglosus urotranus y Triphoturus mexicanus.
Otolith size-fish size relations in the jewel lanternfish Lampanyctus crocodilus (Actinopterygii: Myctophiformes: Myctophidae) from deepwater environment of the southern Aegean Sea.
Mesopelagic fishes, like lantern fishes (Myctophidae) and cyclothonids (Gonostomatidae), live in the twilight zone of the ocean, between 200 and 1,000 meters deep.
Mesopelagic fishes, such as lantern fishes (Myctophidae) and cyclothonids (Gonostomatidae), live in the twilight zone of the ocean, between 200 and 1,000 meters deep.
X Engraulis mordax X PHOSICHTHYIDAE Vinclguerria lucetia X X SYNODONTIDAE Synodus lucioceps X MYCTOPHIDAE Ventosea panamense X Triphoturus mexicanas X HEMIRAMPHIDAE Hyporhamphus spp.
Such work as the revision of the family Myctophidae was completed by 1965.
(1990): Myctophidae. In: Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA 1) (edits.
In Davis Strait, just to the southeast, Orr and Parsons (1982) found that the gulls took several lanternfish (Myctophidae) species in April-May, but not arctic cod.