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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae Lanternfishes
Subfamily: Lampanyctinae
Genus: Gymnoscopelus

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Generally ranges between
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus bolini Andriashev, 1962

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Gymnoscopelus bolini
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Generally ranges between
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lönnberg, 1905)

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Gymnoscopelus braueri
[Brauer’s lanternfish]

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Mostly in the region of A
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus fraseri (Fraser-Brunner, 1931)

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Gymnoscopelus fraseri
[Fraser’s lanternfish]

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Circumglobal between the
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus hintonoides Hulley, 1981

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Gymnoscopelus hintonoides
[False-midas lanternfish]

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Circumglobal between Subt
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus microlampas Hulley, 1981

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Gymnoscopelus microlampas
[Minispotted lanternfish]

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Generally ranges between
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus nicholsi (Gilbert, 1911)

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Gymnoscopelus nicholsi
[Nichol's lanternfish]

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Circumpolar south of Anta
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus Fraser-Brunner, 1949

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Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus
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Generally ranges between
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Gymnoscopelus piabilis (Whitley, 1931)

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Gymnoscopelus piabilis
[Southern blacktip lanternfish]
8 Species of Family Myctophidae with Genus Gymnoscopelus
(Lanternfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1962 Gymnoscopelus bolini Generally ranges between 28 SL
1905 Gymnoscopelus braueri Brauer’s lanternfish Generally ranges between 13.2 SL
1931 Gymnoscopelus fraseri Fraser’s lanternfish Mostly in the region of A 8.8 SL
1981 Gymnoscopelus hintonoides False-midas lanternfish Circumglobal between the 14 SL
1981 Gymnoscopelus microlampas Minispotted lanternfish Circumglobal between Subt 11.7 SL
1911 Gymnoscopelus nicholsi Nichol's lanternfish Generally ranges between 16.1 SL
1949 Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus Circumpolar south of Anta 16.2 SL
1931 Gymnoscopelus piabilis Southern blacktip lanternfish Generally ranges between 14.6 SL



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