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BiologyHigh-oceanic, between 700-1,000 m during the day (with juveniles in the upper 200 m) and 45-250 m and 4000-1,000 m at night (Ref. 4479). Depth range from 318-1192 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504). Epipelagic to bathypelagic, feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 58426). Catches of lanternfishes off the west coast of South Africa: 1,134-42,560 mt (Ref. 5571). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.