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Bolinichthys longipes (Brauer, 1906)
Popeye Lampfish; Myctophum longipes Brauer, 1906

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Myctophiformes  
 Family Myctophidae  
 Genus Bolinichthys  
  Bolinichthys longipes    (Brauer, 1906) 
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Synonyms: Lampanyctus fraserbrunneri Lampanyctus joubini Macrostoma grayi Myctophum longipes   details
Citation: A review of lanternfishes( Families: Myctophidae and Neoscopelidae) and their distributions around Taiwan and Tungsha Islands with notes on seventeen new records(Wang and Chen, 2001) Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002) 中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002)
Character: D. 11-13; A. 13-15; P.13; G.R. 5(6) + 1 +11-12, total; AO 5 (4) + 3-4, total 8-10 Origin of dorsal fin over base of ventral fin. Origin of anal fin behind end of base of dorsal fin; base of adipose fin directly over of slightly in advance of end of base of anal fin. Operculum pointed posteriorly. Posterior half of iris with crescent of whitish tissue. Dn absent. Vn small and rounded. PLO in contact with lateral line; Two PVO, PVO1 slightly in front of PVO2. Five PO, PO3 slightly elevated, PO4 highly elevated; Five VO, VO2 elevated, slightly lower at level of PO4; VLO close to, not in contact with lateral line; Three SAO, forming an obtuse angle, SAO1 higher and slightly behind VO5, SAO3 in contact with upper side of lateral line; Two Pol, forming an oblique line, Pol1 higher and behind last AOa, Pol2 under adipose fin, in contact with upper side of lateral line; Five to six AOa, forming a straight line; three to four AOp, behind base of anal fin. Three Prc, Prc2 slightly higher than Prc1, Prc2-Prc3 interspace widely enlarged, Prc3 in contact with upper side of lateral line. SUGL consisting of 2-3 luminous scales. INGL consisting of 2-3 luminous scales. One to two luminous scale at head, base of ventral fin, middle of base of dorsal fin, and base of anal fin below AOa1. 
Habitat: High-oceanic and mesopelagic, found in 525-725 m during the day and in 10-150 m at night. Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae 
Distribution: Mesopelagic. Tropical waters of Pacific, Indian Oceans. 
Name Code: 381193
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Bolinichthys longipes (Brauer , 1906)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes) > Myctophidae (Lanternfishes) > Lampanyctinae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243 ); depth range 50 - 1021 m (Ref. 27311 ).   Deep-water; 30°N - 20°S

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Indian Ocean: 20°N-18°S. Pacific Ocean: 30°N-20°S. South China Sea (Ref.74511).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559 )

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-13; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 13 - 15; Vertebrae : 32 - 35. Branchiostegal rays: 9 (Ref. 31442 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

High-oceanic and mesopelagic, found in 525-725 m during the day and in 10-150 m at night (Ref. 4066 ). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae (Ref. 31442 ). Also Ref. 58302.

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Oviparous (Ref. 31442 ).

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Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino , 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 25 June 2018

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 8.6 - 18.4, mean 12 (based on 488 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00401 - 0.02170), b=3.03 (2.82 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.1   ±0.22 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (23 of 100) .

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