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High-oceanic, schooling, found between 650-700 m during the day and between 51-250 m at night with size stratification with depth (Ref. 4479). Depth range from 460-1082 m1 in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504). Juveniles are nyctoepipelagic at the surface. Feeds on copepods and adult or larval forms of other planktonic crustaceans (Ref. 4775).

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