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Hygophum hanseni (Tåning, 1932)
HANSEN' S LANTERNFISH
Hansen's Lanternfish; Myctophum hanseni Taning, 1932

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Species Hygophum hanseni (Tåning, 1932)

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CAAB : 37122045 Taxon concept Hygophum_hanseni last modified 2010-07-27 10:07:22.682

Species Hygophum hanseni (Tåning, 1932)

Hansen's Lanternfish

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Off Tuggerah Lake, NSW (33º20´S) to off Perth, WA (32ºS); 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), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

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

Ecological Descriptors

Mesopelagic.

 

General References

Brandt, S.B. 1981. Effects of a warm-core eddy on fish distribution in the Tasman Sea off east Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 6 : 19-33 figs 1-7

 

Common Name References

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

 

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Hygophum hanseni (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) > Myctophinae

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

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range 57 - 728 m (Ref. 4066 ).   Deep-water; 30°S - 43°S

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Convergence species in all three oceans.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ? , range 4 - ? cm
Max length : 6.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4066 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 19 - 22

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic; occurs at between 608-728 m during the day and between 57-110 m at night.

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

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

Hulley, P.A. , 1986. Myctophidae. p. 282-321. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4066 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 28 June 2018

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 ): 9.8 - 15.9, mean 13 (based on 90 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00421 - 0.02490), b=3.11 (2.90 - 3.32), 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 diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .

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