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False Oblique Hatchetfish

Sternoptyx pseudodiaphana Borodulina 1977

Diagnostic Description

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Adults with pigment streaks on ventral caudal rays (Ref. 4054).
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9 - 13; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 12 - 13
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Biology

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Mesopelagic species (Ref. 75154). Life history stages apparently stratified vertically, depth of occurrence increasing with age. No marked vertical migration (Ref. 5168). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
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Astrid Jarre-Teichmann
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Importance

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fisheries: of no interest
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Habitat

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Known from seamounts and knolls
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bibliographic citation
Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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