Myctophidae


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Myctophidae

[mik′täf·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The lantern fishes, a family of deep-sea forms of the suborder Myctophoidei.
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Los restos identificados de peces con bajos valores del IIR muestran una relativa e intermitente presencia, entre los que destacan especies de las familias Gobiidae, Belonidae, Myctophidae y las especie O.
Fossil lanternfish otoliths of California, with notes on fossil Myctophidae of North America.
This upwelling front represents an obstacle to the larvae from Phosichthyidae and Myctophidae, whereas the adjacent coastal area to the upwelling front may be dominated by coastal pelagic species, particularly Engraulis ringens, as well as by epi-mesopelagic fish larvae retained in a low-speed currents zone in Mejillones Bay.
Round Average round weight weight/fish Species (kg) (kg) Retained catch Albacore 27,717 21 Yellowfin tuna 5,433 24 Bigeye tuna 3,668 76 Swordfish 1,684 112 Bonito 9 5 Other pelagic fishes 3 --(1) Subtotal 38,514 Discarded catch Swordfish 1,170 Albacore 1,271 Hammerhead shark 295 Blue shark 91 Myctophidae 56 Little tunny 48 Fish unspecified 26 Yellowfin tuna 18 Roughtail stingray 18 Angel shark 7 Atlantic torpedo 5 Loligo squid 4 Cownose ray 2 Louvar 2 Jellyfish 1 Nmeichthyidae --(1) Subtotal 3,014 Total observed catch 41,528 (1) Dash = < 1 Kg.
1); Phosichthyidae [Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman)]; Myctophidae [Benthosema panamense (Taning)]; Bregmacerotidae (Bregmaceros bathymaster Jordan & Bollman); Serranidae (Ephinephelus analogus Gil, Paralabrax loro Walford, Paranthias colonus Valenciennes); Ammodytidae [Ammodytoides gilli (Bean)]; Tripterygiidae [Enneanectes nigricaudus (Allen & Robertson), E.
Grenadier Macrouridae Nezumia bairdii Marlin-spike Melamphaidae Poromitra copito Ridgehead Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beanii Bean's Bigscale Merlucciidae Merluccius albidus Offshore Hake Merlucciidae Merluccius bilinearis Silver Hake Moridae Gadella imberbis Beardless Codling Moridae Laemonema barbatulum Shortbeard Codling Moridae Unidentified morid Codling Myctophidae Benthosema glaciale Glacier Lanternfish Myctophidae Bolinichthys supralateralis Stubby Lanternfish Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensis Horned Lanternfish Myctophidae Hygophum hygomii Bermuda Lanternfish Myctophidae Lampadena speculigera Mirror Lanternfish Myctophidae Lampanyctus spp.
The eggs and larvae of the species Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758) were found to be dominant in station 2 (outer bay), in contrast eggs of Gadidae and larvae of Melucciidae, Myctophidae and Syngnathidae were found to be at least in Izmir Bay.
En el sur del Golfo de Mexico existen pocos trabajos sobre la descripcion de las fases larvarias de los peces, dentro de estos se encuentran el de Abundio-Lopez (1987) con algunas especies del orden Pleuronectiformes, de Ordonez-Lopez y Flores-Coto (1989) sobre las familias Gonostomatidae, Sternoptychidae y Myctophidae, de Sanchez-Iturbe (1993) sobre Syacium gunteri (Bothidae) y por Sanchez-Ramirez y Flores-Coto (1993) y Flores-Coto et al.
Several families were well represented with numerous species or genera, including Ophichthidae (11 identified species), Sciaenidae (9 species), Carangidae (7 species), Myctophidae (6 genera), Paralichthyidae (5 genera), and Clupeidae (5 species).
Comparison of the feeding habits of migratory and non-migratory Stenobrachius leucopsarus, Myctophidae.