Off Newcastle (33º20´S) to off southern TAS (47ºS) and off Eucla (128º37´E) to off Bunbury (33ºS), WA; temperate, southern circumglobal (also recorded from North Atlantic).
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.
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), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)
Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Mauritania, from Namibia to South Africa; also Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: USA to 20°N, from Brazil to Argentina. Northwest Atlantic: Canada (Ref.
). Indian Ocean: 23°-45°S. South Pacific: Australia to South America in the region of Subtropical Convergence (northern extension to 24°S in the Peru Current).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
, range 4 - ? cm
Max length : 4.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref.
, 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.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 8.5 - 16.5, mean 12.3 (based on 427 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [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.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.4 ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .
Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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