Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856) (accepted name)

Synonyms:

Collettia nocturna (Poey, 1861) (synonym)

Diaphus dumerili (Bleeker, 1856) (synonym)

Diaphus dumerili nocturnus (Poey, 1861) (synonym)

Diaphus nocturnus (Poey, 1861) (synonym)

Lampanyctus lacerta Goode & Bean, 1896 (synonym)

Myctophum dumerili (Bleeker, 1856) (synonym)

Myctophum lacerta (Goode & Bean, 1896) (synonym)

Myctophum nocturnum Poey, 1861 (synonym)

Scopelus dumerilii Bleeker, 1856 (synonym)

Scopelus schmitzi Johnson, 1890 (synonym)

Common names:

Divertido Portuguese

Escolarinho Portuguese

Lantern fish English

Lanternfish English

Lobisomem English, Portuguese

Pez linterna coliapagado Spanish

Serebesu-hadaka Japanese

杜氏眶灯鱼 Mandarin Chinese

杜氏眶燈魚 Mandarin Chinese

Classification:

Animalia

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Phylum Chordata

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Class Actinopterygii

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Order Myctophiformes

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Family Myctophidae

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Genus Diaphus

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Distribution:

Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bear Seamount; Benguela Current; Brazil; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Cuba; East Brazil Shelf; Eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands (Ref. 6808), 20N (inshore from 29N) to about 10S west of 0, with disjunct distribution between 14N and 8N, but to 23S east of 0. Isolates north to off south-west Ireland (Ref. 4775). Western Atlantic: tropical; French Guiana; Gulf of Mexico; Iberian Coastal; Madeira Islands; Namibia; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; South Brazil Shelf; Suriname; USA (contiguous states)

Additional data:

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Group expert : Paxton, John, Data last modified by FishBase 03-May-1994

Online resource:

http://www.fishbase.org/...


CoL taxon LSID:

urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:dc17b572-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:ac2008


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