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Scientific name search results for Myctophidae , ordered by Scientific name (genus species).

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Diaphus cf metoploclampus (Cocco, 1829) Spothead lantern fish 1 observation
Diaphus hudsoni Zurbrigg & Scott, 1976 Lantern fish 26 observations
Diaphus kapalae Nafpaktitis, Robertson & Paxton, 1995 Lantern fish 1 observation
Diaphus meadi Nafpaktitis, 1978 Lantern fish 2 observations
Diaphus ostenfeldi Tåning, 1932 Lantern fish 1 observation
Electrona antarctica (Günther, 1878) Lantern fish 4268 observations    Bioregions
Electrona carlsbergi (Tanning 1932) Lantern fish 127 observations    Bioregions
Electrona paucirastra Bolin, 1962 Lantern fish 11 observations
Electrona rissoi (Cocco, 1829) Lantern fish 1 observation
Electrona sp. Lantern fish 75 observations
Electrona subaspera (Gunther 1864) Lantern fish 39 observations    Bioregions
Gymnoscopelus bolini Andriashev, 1962 Lantern fish 48 observations
Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lönnberg, 1905) Lantern fish 1547 observations    Bioregions
Gymnoscopelus fraseri (Fraser-Brunner, 1931) Lantern fish 203 observations
Gymnoscopelus hintonoides Hulley, 1981 Lantern fish 10 observations
Gymnoscopelus microlampas Hulley, 1981 Lantern fish 60 observations
Gymnoscopelus mollis
Gymnoscopelus nicholsi (Gilbert 1911) Nichol's lanternfish 1461 observations    Bioregions
Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus Fraser-Brunner, 1949 Lantern fish 671 observations
Gymnoscopelus opistopterus Fraser-Brunner. 1949 2 observations
Gymnoscopelus piabilis (Whitley, 1931) Lantern fish 16 observations
Gymnoscopelus sp. Lantern fish 286 observations
Hintonia candens Fraser-Brunner, 1949 Lantern fish 5 observations
Hintonia candens (cf) Fraser-Brunner, 1949 3 observations
Krefftichthys anderssoni (Lönnberg, 1905) Lantern fish 2635 observations    Bioregions
Krefftichthys sp. * 4 observations
Lampadena notialis Nafpaktitis & Paxton, 1968 Notal Lanternfish 1 observation
Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896 Mirror lanternfish 3 observations
Lampanyctus achirus Andriashev, 1962 Lantern fish 15 observations    Bioregions
Lampanyctus ater Taning, 1932 Dusky lanternfish 4 observations
Lampanyctus australis Tåning, 1932 Lantern fish 8 observations
Lampanyctus intricarius Tåning, 1928 Lantern fish 9 observations
Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode and Bean, 1896) Rakery beaconlamp 3 observations
Lampanyctus pusillus (Johnson, 1890) Lantern fish 1 observation
Lampanyctus sp. Lantern fish 96 observations
Lampichthys proceros 1 observation
Lampichthys procerus (Brauer, 1904) Lantern fish 2 observations
Metelectrona sp. Lantern fish
Metelectrona ventralis (Becker, 1963) Lantern fish 6 observations    Bioregions
Myctophid larva Lantern fish 205 observations
Myctophidae indet Lanternfish 122 observations
Nasolychnus fraseri Lanternfish 17 observations
Nasolychnus sp. Lanternfish
Protomyctophum andriashevi Becker, 1963 26 observations
Protomyctophum bolini (Fraser-Brunner, 1949) Lanternfish 638 observations    Bioregions
Protomyctophum choriodon Hulley, 1981 Lanternfish 3 observations
Protomyctophum gemmatum Hulley, 1981 6 observations
Protomyctophum luciferum Hulley, 1981 Lanternfish 5 observations
Protomyctophum normani (Tåning, 1932) Lanternfish 2 observations
Protomyctophum parallelum (Lönnberg, 1905) Lanternfish 24 observations
Protomyctophum sp. Lanternfish 44 observations
Protomyctophum sp.
Protomyctophum subparallelum (Tåning, 1932) Lanternfish 15 observations    Bioregions
Protomyctophum tenisoni (Norman, 1930) Lanternfish 7 observations
Symbolophorus boops (Richardson, 1845) Bogue lanternfish 4 observations
Taaningichthys bathyphilus (Taning, 1928) Deepwater lanternfish 1 observation
Taaningichthys sp. Lanternfish 2 observations
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