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Nannobrachium atrum (Tåning, 1928)
DUSKY LANTERNFISH
Lampanyctus ater Tåning, 1928

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Species Nannobrachium atrum (Tåning, 1928)

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CAAB : 37122049 Taxon concept Nannobrachium_atrum last modified 2010-07-27 10:07:22.682

Species Nannobrachium atrum (Tåning, 1928)

Dusky Lanternfish

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Off Cape Weymouth, QLD (12°40‘S) to off Cape Howe, NSW (37°21‘S) and off Perth (32°04‘S) to off Dampier (18°27‘S) WA; tropical, temperate, Atlantic Indo-south-west Pacific.


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IMCRA

Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic
    • Queensland: NE oceanic, SE oceanic
    • Western Australia: NW oceanic, 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 (as Lampanyctus ater )

 

Common Name References

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

 

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Nannobrachium atrum (Tåning , 1928)

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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: Nannobrachium: Latin, nannus = small + Latin, brachium = the upper arm from the shoulder to the elbow; 1731 (Ref. 45335 ) .

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

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range 60 - 1100 m (Ref. 36121 ).   Deep-water; 58°N - 46°S

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Most widely distributed species of Nannobrachium (Ref. 36121 ). Atlantic Ocean: bipolar, generally between 17°N-58°N and 15°S-40°S. Indian Ocean: 12°S-44°S. Southwest Pacific: between Australia and New Zealand, and in the Tasman Sea. Southern Ocean: 45°10'S, 69°12'E (Ref. 5182 ).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ? , range 9 - ? cm
Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5182 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-16; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 17 - 21; Vertebrae : 36 - 39. 7.5-10 tooth patches on the lower limb of the second gill arch; 12-15 AO photophores; 36-39 lateral line organs (Ref. 36121 ). Pectoral fins with extremely weak and flexible rays (Ref. 36121 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic (Ref. 4066 ), found between 550-850 m during the day; between 60-850 m at night with maximum abundance between 100-150 m (Ref. 4479 ). Size stratification with depth during the day (Ref. 4066 ).

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Zahuranec, B.J. , 2000. Zoogeography and systematics of the lanternfishes of the genus Nannobrachium (Myctophidae: Lampanictini). Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 607:1-69. (Ref. 36121 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 11 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 ): 2.3 - 17.4, mean 11.2 (based on 542 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.2   ±0.4 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 (39 of 100) .

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