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Protomyctophum bolini  (Fraser-Brunner, 1949)

Bolin’s lanternfish
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Bouvet Island country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | 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
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5182)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 364 - 728 m (Ref. 4066)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 45°S - 78°S

Distribution

Circumpolar between Antarctic Divergence and Subtropical Convergence zone. Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: between 41°40'-45°25'S, 17°17'-36°32'E (Ref. 4066).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 23 - 26

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

High-oceanic and mesopelagic (Ref. 4066). Found between 608-728 m during the day and between 364-426 m at night (Ref. 4066). Feeds on copepods and larval stages of krill, mainly calytopis and furcilia stages. Recorded from the stomach contents of Lepidonotothen squamifrons.

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 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.0   ±0.0 se; Based on diet studies.

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High