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BiologyMesopelagic. Young near the surface while aged adults often descend below 1,000 m depth (Ref. 2683). Largest adults may be benthopelagic (Ref. 9851). Plankton-eaters like the other members of the family (Ref. 6744). Breed all year round (Ref. 6744). Minimum depth range taken from Ref. 27000.