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Lanternfish

Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque 1810

Myctophum punctatum (Lanternfish) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family lanternfishes. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 11 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and iteroparous.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 36 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lanternfish. View this species on GBIF