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Gymnoscopelus braueri  (Lönnberg, 1905)

Brauer’s lanternfish
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Bouvet Island country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Importance: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/bv.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Hulley, P.A., 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 13.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5182)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range ? - 2700 m (Ref. 58018)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 33°S - 78°S

Distribution

Generally ranges between the coasts of Antarctic and 33°S (south-western Atlantic Ocean sector), 46°S (Indian Ocean sector between 50°-71°E), and about 46°S (Pacific Ocean sector off Chile).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-17; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 16 - 20

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic, found in the upper 200 m at night but deeper in the region of Subtropical Convergence (Ref. 4066). Feeds mainly on Euphausia superba; also takes copepods (Euchaeta antarctica, Rhincalanus gigas), amphipods (Primno macropa, Themisto gaudichaudii) and the euphausiid Thysanoessa macrura.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5039 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High