Diaphus taaningi

The Diaphus taaningi lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 40 - 475 m environment.

concluded that Diaphus taaningi reaching a size of about 40 mm probably had a one year life cycle. LEGANG (1967) drew the same conclusion for Notolychnus valdiviae reaching about 30 mm. More

Diaphus taaningi Norman, the principal component of a sound scattering layer in the Cariaco Trench, Venezuela. J. Mar.Res. 32: 301-312. Baird, R.C., Hopkins, T.L. and Wilson, D.F. 1975. Diet and Feeding chronology of Diaphus taaningi (Myctophidae) in the Cariaco Trench. Copeia 1975: 356-365. More

Common names

Rikudana-hadaka in Japanese (日本語)
譚氏眶燈魚 in Mandarin Chinese
譚氏眶燈魚 in Unknown
谭氏眶灯鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
谭氏眶灯鱼 in Unknown
黃光眶燈魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黃光眶燈魚 in Unknown
黄光眶灯鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黄光眶灯鱼 in Unknown

Order : Myctophiformes
Family : Myctophidae
Genus : Diaphus
Species : Diaphus taaningi
Authority : Norman, 1930