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Electrona subaspera (Rough lanternfish; Lanternfish; Big-eye lantern-fish)

Synonyms: Electrona subasper; Myctophum megalops; Scopelus subasper
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Rough lanternfish or Electrona subaspera is a marine, bathypelagic fish. It occurs circumglobal between the subtropical convergence and the Antarctic polar front. It also inhabits the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Its maximum length is 12.7 centimetres (5.0 in). It has anal and dorsal soft rays. This species is usually found between 0–200 metres (0–656 ft) at night.
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Macquarie Island Nature Reserve Ia 233540 Tasmania, Australia  

Prey / Diet



Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Australia; Chile; Circumglobal between the Subtropical Convergence and the Antarctic Polar Front. Atlantic Ocean: 51°-53°S, 40°-49°W. Indian Ocean: 47°-48°S, 70°-71°E. Pacific Ocean: 58°S, 145°W and south of 60°S between about 75°W and 120°W.; Humboldt Current; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Diet of the southern opah Lampris immaculatus on the Patagonian Shelf; the significance of the squid Moroteuthis ingens and anthropogenic plastic, George D. Jackson, Nicole G. Buxton, Magnus J. A. George, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 206: 261–271, 2000
4CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
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