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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.
Fossil lanternfish otoliths of California, with notes on fossil Myctophidae of North America.
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.
Larval growth of two species of lanternfish at near-shore waters from an upwelling zone based on otolith microstructure analyses.
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).
Lanternfish (Myctophidae) from eastern Brazil, southwest Atlantic Ocean
acutus on the continental slope contained 7750 otoliths of the Madeira lanternfish (Ceratoscopelus maderensis).
Lanternfish make diel vertical migrations where they reach maximum densities at 100 m at night.
In descending order, the most important prey items were as follows: lanternfish Lampanyctodes hectoris (IRI=46.