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small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side

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The Lanternfish is encased in a watertight, dustproof, and nearly indestructible super acrylic casing that has been field tested and proven in the most hostile manufacturing environments in the world.
As a result, the prevalence of species that depend on sea ice, such as Adelie penguins, Antarctic silverfish and krill, has decreased in the Peninsula's northern region, and new species that typically avoid ice, such as Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins, and lanternfish are moving into the habitat.
In Davis Strait, just to the southeast, Orr and Parsons (1982) found that the gulls took several lanternfish (Myctophidae) species in April-May, but not arctic cod.
Images of the ventral bioluminescence of two counterilluminating species were used: (1) the enoploteuthid squid Abralia veranyi (Ruppell, 1844) (eye-flash squid), and (2) the myctophid fish Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Gunther, 1864) (horned lanternfish) (Fig.
LANTERNFISH There are more than 230 species of lanternfish, most of which are less than an inch long and form schools of thousands.
Some residents include the mesopelagic squid, mackerel shark, lanternfish, hatchetfish, octopus, and shrimp.
Both types are black or silvery, with large eyes and mouths, and small bodies showing bioluminescence, but the migratory ones (such as Myctophidae, commonly called lanternfish because of the presence of photophores) have well-developed muscles, bones and a swim bladder, while non-migratory fish (such as Stomiatidae, called dragonfish because of their ferocious-looking mouth) lack a swim bladder and have poorly developed bones and musculature.
An Iranian provincial official said a total of 479 non-Iranians are catching Lanternfish the country's waters in the southern province of Hormozgan.
Eskew; TALES OF THE ASTONISHING BLACK SPARK; Lanternfish Press (Fiction: Science Fiction) 18.00 ISBN: 9781941360163
Symbolophorus reversus: a new species of lanternfish from the eastern Pacific (Myctophiformes: Myctophidae).
Influence of the Agulhas current on the distribution of lanternfish larvae off the southeast coast of Africa.
Striped dolphins are known to feed on a wide variety of small, midwater and pelagic or benthopelagic fish, especially lanternfish (Myctophidae), cod (Gadus morhua) and cephalopods (Archer, 2002).
2d) reported, but did not describe otoliths of the lanternfish Lampanyctus in a review of fossil Myctophidae of North America.
Larval growth of two species of lanternfish at near-shore waters from an upwelling zone based on otolith microstructure analyses.
Lanternfish (Myctophidae) from eastern Brazil, southwest Atlantic Ocean