Hector's lanternfish

It is a widespread marine fish, known from shallow tropical waters in the south-eastern Atlantic, from the western Pacific off Australia and New Zealand, and from the eastern Pacific off Chile.

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The Hector's lanternfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - m environment.

Hector's lanternfish, Lampanyctodes hectoris, is a lanternfish in the family Myctophidae, the only species in the genus Lampanyctodes. It is named after James Hector. More

Common names

En art prikfisk in Danish (dansk)
Hector's lanternfish in English
Hektor-Laternenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Hektors prikfisk in Danish (dansk)
Lantaarnvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Lanternfish in English
Lanternule de Hector in French (français)
Lanternules de Hector in French (français)
Laternenfische in German (Deutsch)
Linternillas de Hector in Spanish (español)
Onderbaadjie in Afrikaans
Onderbaadjie in English
Peixe-lanterna in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce lanterna in Italian (Italiano)
Pez linterna in Spanish (español)
Poisson lanterne in French (français)
大口拟珍灯鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
大口擬珍燈魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Myctophiformes
Family : Myctophidae
Genus : Lampanyctodes
Species : Lampanyctodes hectoris
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