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Gymnoscopelus braueri (L÷nnberg, 1905)
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Gymnoscopelus braueri   (L├Ânnberg, 1905)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae
Etymology: Gymnoscopelus: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, skopelos, a lantern fish (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range ? - 2700 m (Ref. 58018 ).   Deep-water; 33°S - 78°S

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Generally ranges between the coasts of Antarctic and 33┬░S (south-western Atlantic Ocean sector), 46┬░S (Indian Ocean sector between 50┬░-71┬░E), and about 46┬░S (Pacific Ocean sector off Chile).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5182 )

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-17; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 16 - 20

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oceanic and mesopelagic, found in the upper 200 m at night but deeper in the region of Subtropical Convergence (Ref. 4066 ). Feeds mainly on Euphausia superba ; also takes copepods ( Euchaeta antarctica , Rhincalanus gigas ), amphipods ( Primno macropa , Themisto gaudichaudii ) and the euphausiid Thysanoessa macrura .

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Hulley, P.A. , 1990. Myctophidae. p. 146-178. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5182 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): -1.5 - 2.3, mean 0.8 (based on 693 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00537 (0.00245 - 0.01178), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   High .

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