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

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3 species (see list below)

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Triphoturus mexicanus
[Mexican lampfish]

Photo by SFSA

Indian and Southeast Atla
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Triphoturus nigrescens (Brauer, 1904)

Photo by SFSA
 
Triphoturus nigrescens
[Highseas lampfish]
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Eastern Central Pacific

 
Triphoturus oculeum
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3 Species of Family Myctophidae with Genus Triphoturus
(Lanternfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1890 Triphoturus mexicanus Mexican lampfish Eastern Pacific 7 TL
1904 Triphoturus nigrescens Highseas lampfish Indian and Southeast Atla 8.1 SL
1899 Triphoturus oculeum Eastern Central Pacific



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