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Protomyctophum luciferum (Lanternfish)

Language: Mandarin Chinese


Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet


Champsocephalus gunnari (Mackerel icefish)[2]
Onykia ingens (warty squid)[2]


Antarctic; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Kerguelen Islands; Probably circumglobal in distribution between 34°S and 48°S. Southern Ocean: 49°-50°S, 70°-71°E.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.