The Lanternfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 96 - m environment.

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Sampling via deep trawling indicates that lanternfish account for as much as 65% of all deep sea fish biomass. Indeed, lanternfish are among the most widely distributed, populous, and diverse of all vertebrates, playing an important ecological role as prey for larger organisms. More

Lanternfish are a mesopelagic species that migrate from the deep midwater (800-1000 m) to shallower depths (200 - 300 m) during the night. They migrate at night to feed and avoid predation from larger species, and return back to the deep midwater during the day. More

Lanternfish have patterns of light-emitting photophores that advertise their sex and species to potential mates. With about 250 different species and a total mass of roughly 600 million tons, lanternfish comprise nearly two-thirds of all mesopelagic fish. More

lanternfish also account for much of the biomass responsible for the deep scattering layer of the world's oceans. In the Southern Ocean, Myctophids provide an alternative food resource to krill for predators such as squid and the King Penguin. More

Lanternfishes (Pisces: Myctophidae) from the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. II. Age and Growth Patterns." Marine Biology 111, no. 1 (1991): 21–28. ——. "Patterns of Reproduction in the Dominant Lanternfish Species (Pisces: Myctophidae) of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, with a Review of Reproduction Among Tropical-Subtropical Myctophidae. More

Lanternfish get their name from the rows of glowing lights, called photophores, that run long the lengths of their bodies. They are used for counter-illumination and signalling in the dark of the deep sea. Subspecies There are more than 250 species. More

Lanternfish and Lao-tzu in tuckaway reserves belong in Genesis with its hard-handed girls. Foredone theosophers down by the creek pull up a lanternfish and keep it in the sink. More

This lanternfish is silvery when alive, the silver underlain on the back with deep brownish black, the sides below the lateral line, and the belly varying (below the silver) from dark brown to dusky gray, or even to white finely dotted with gray. More

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Size of LanternfishTypical of its family, with its blunt, rounded head and large eyes, the lanternfish has many light-producing organs, or photophores, arranged in short rows and groups on its body. More

photophores , help lanternfish survive in the darkness of the deep sea! The pattern of photophores along the side of its body help the lanternfish find members of its own species. More

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lanternfish definition lan·tern·fish (-fis̸h′) noun pl. More

Common names

Lanternfish in English
Mictófido in Spanish (español)
梯氏原灯笼鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
梯氏原燈籠魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Myctophiformes
Family : Myctophidae
Genus : Protomyctophum
Species : Protomyctophum tenisoni
Authority : Norman, 1930