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Krefftichthys anderssoni  (Lönnberg, 1905)

Rhombic lanternfish
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Bouvet Island country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://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) > Myctophinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 7.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5182)

Environment

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

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 32°S - 78°S

Distribution

Ranges from the Antarctic Divergence/Weddell-Scotia Confluence to the northern boundary limits (usually considered to coincide with the geographic location of the Subtropical Convergence), and further north in meridional currents: to 32°-33°S in Peruvian Current and to 34°S in Falkland Current.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 17 - 20

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic (Ref. 4066). Found in the upper 50-100 m south of Antarctic Polar Front at night, but deeper (500-600 m) north of Antarctic Polar Front and at depths greater than 1,000 m at Subtropical Convergence. Feeds mainly on copepods, and also on euphausiids and amphipods.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.1   ±0.19 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High