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

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2 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepidophanes gaussi
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Lepidophanes guentheri (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Lepidophanes guentheri
[Günther’s lanternfish]
2 Species of Family Myctophidae with Genus Lepidophanes
(Lanternfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1906 Lepidophanes gaussi Eastern Atlantic 5 SL
1896 Lepidophanes guentheri Günther’s lanternfish Atlantic Ocean 7.8 SL



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