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Neustonic to mesopelagic (Ref. 58302). High-oceanic, nyctoepipelagic at the surface and down to 125 m. Found between 425-750 m during the day. Sexually mature from about 65 mm (Ref. 4479). Proximate analysis (excluding head) reveals that lipid content is 2.0 % in fresh body weight and wax ester is 17.2 % in total lipids (Ref. 9193).

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