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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae Lanternfishes
Subfamily: Lampanyctinae
Genus: Lampadena

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Lampadena anomala Parr, 1928

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Lampadena anomala
[Anomalous lanternfish]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL

Lampadena atlantica

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lampadena chavesi Collett, 1905

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Lampadena chavesi
[Chaves' lanternfish]

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Disjunct circumglobal dis
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Lampadena dea Fraser-Brunner, 1949

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Lampadena dea

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Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Lampadena luminosa (Garman, 1899)

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Lampadena luminosa
[Luminous lanternfish]

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Convergence species in al
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Lampadena notialis Nafpaktitis & Paxton, 1968

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Lampadena notialis
[Notal lanternfish]

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Lampadena pontifex Krefft, 1970

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Lampadena pontifex

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896

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Lampadena speculigera
[Mirror lanternfish]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Lampadena urophaos Paxton, 1963

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Lampadena urophaos
[Sunbeam lampfish]
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North Pacific.
Max. Length 13 cm SL

Lampadena yaquinae

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lampadena anomala Anomalous lanternfish Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1928
Lampadena atlantica Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1969
Lampadena chavesi Chaves' lanternfish Atlantic Ocean 8 SL 1905
Lampadena dea Disjunct circumglobal dis 8.9 SL 1949
Lampadena luminosa Luminous lanternfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 20 SL 1899
Lampadena notialis Notal lanternfish Convergence species in al 13.9 SL 1968
Lampadena pontifex Eastern Atlantic 11 SL 1970
Lampadena speculigera Mirror lanternfish Atlantic Ocean 15.3 SL 1896
Lampadena urophaos Sunbeam lampfish Western Pacific 14 SL 1963
Lampadena yaquinae North Pacific. 13 SL 1972

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