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Diagnostic Description

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Nodular luminous organ present sporadically on body; no luminous organ on shoulder (Ref. 13608).
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Cristina V. Garilao
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 27 - 31; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 26 - 30
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Cristina V. Garilao
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Trophic Strategy

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Usually found near continental slopes. Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods.
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Drina Sta. Iglesia
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Biology

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Usually found near continental slopes (Ref. 4736). Bathypelagic (Ref. 58426). Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausiids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods (Ref. 4736).
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Susan M. Luna
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Importance

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fisheries: of no interest
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