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Diaphus ostenfeldi Tåning, 1932
OSTENFELD' S LANTERNFISH
Ostenfeld's Lanternfish

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Species Diaphus ostenfeldi Tåning, 1932

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Species Diaphus ostenfeldi Tåning, 1932

Ostenfeld's Lanternfish

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Off Jervis Bay, NSW (35º27´S) to off Cape Pasley, WA (124ºE); temperate, southern circumglobal.


Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
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IMCRA

Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic
    • South Australia: S oceanic
    • Tasmania: S oceanic, SE oceanic
    • Victoria: S oceanic, SE oceanic
    • Western Australia: S oceanic

Ecological Descriptors

Mesopelagic.

 

General References

Collins, S.P. & Baron, M.P. 1981. Demersal and pelagic trawling survey of the M.T. Denebola in southern Australian waters, 1979–80 summer. Tasmanian Fisheries Research 24 : 2-48 figs 1-22

 

Common Name References

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Ostenfeld's Lanternfish )

 

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Diaphus ostenfeldi Tåning , 1932

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Etymology: Diaphus: Greek, dis, dia = through + Greek, physa, phyo = to beget, to have as offspring (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range ? - 350 m (Ref. 58018 ).   Deep-water

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Circumglobal in all three oceans in the region of the subtropical convergence (35°-48°S). Southeast Atlantic: 23°43'S, 12°56'E and 23°25'S, 11°39'E.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 47377 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-17; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 14 - 16

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic (Ref. 4066 , 75154 ). At night, juveniles found in less than 100 m while larger individuals below 160 m.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Paxton, John | Collaborators

Hulley, P.A. , 1990. Myctophidae. p. 398-467. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI; Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4479 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 10 July 2012

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 8.6 - 18.6, mean 14.3 (based on 141 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00401 - 0.02170), b=3.03 (2.82 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .

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