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Jewel Lanternfish

Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso 1810)

Bean, Tarleton H.; Goode, G. Brown; Smithsonian Institution.; United States National Museum.   cc-by-3.0

Lampanyctus crocodilus (Jewel Lanternfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family lanternfishes. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 30 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and iteroparous.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Jewel Lanternfish. View this species on GBIF