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Nannobrachium regale (Gilbert, 1892)
PINPOINT LAMPFISH
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Nannobrachium regale (Gilbert , 1892)

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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 ) .  More on author: Gilbert .

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

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 772 - 3400 m (Ref. 50610 ).   Deep-water; 66°N - 24°N, 135°E - 111°W

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North Pacific: Bering Sea to the region east of Hokkaido, Japan in the western Pacific; Gulf of Alaska to off Bahia Magdalena, Baja California.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80637 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 17 - 19; Vertebrae : 36 - 38. 12-15 AO photophores; 8-9 tooth patches on the lower limb of the second gill arch; 37-40 lateral line organs (Ref. 36121 ). Pectoral fins with rather robust, stout rays (Ref. 36121 ). Rich brown to black, darkest dorsally and lighter below; dusky on fins, inner rays of pelvic fins whitish (Ref. 6885 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epipelagic to mesopelagic (Ref. 31442 ); minimum depth of occurrence is 500 m upon reaching about 5 cm length (54657). Feed on euphausiids (Ref. 6885 ). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae (Ref. 31442 ).

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

Oviparous (Ref. 31442 ).

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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: 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 ): 2 - 3.1, mean 2.4 (based on 215 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00400 - 0.01090), b=3.14 (2.99 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.2   ±0.40 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .

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