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Lampanyctodes hectoris (Günther, 1876)
HECTOR' S LANTERNFISH
Hector's Lanternfish; Scopelus hectoris Günther, 1876; Hectors Lanternfish

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Lampanyctodes hectoris (Günther , 1876)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Etymology: Lampanyctodes: Greek, lampas, -ados = torch + Greek, nykte = night (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Günther .

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

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range 0 - ? m (Ref. 4479 ).   Tropical; 13°S - 43°S

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Eastern Atlantic: Benguela Upwelling Region south of about 19°S. Western Pacific: off southern Australia and New Zealand. Eastern Pacific: Chile.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7003 ); max. reported age: 3 years (Ref. 7003 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 15 - 17

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Pseudoceanic (Ref. 4066 ). Occurs in neritic fish community over the continental shelf (Ref. 42649 ). Nyctoepipelagic at the surface (Ref. 4479 ). Eggs of this species have been reported immediately beneath the water surface (Ref. 9212 ). Lipid content is 20 % in fresh body weight (Ref. 8966 ). Processed into fishmeal (Ref. 4066 ).

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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 ): 13.4 - 18.2, mean 15.5 (based on 201 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00525 (0.00244 - 0.01130), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.2   ±0.24 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.31; tmax=3). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   High .

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