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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae Lanternfishes
Subfamily: Myctophinae
Genus: Diogenichthys

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Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Diogenichthys atlanticus (Tåning, 1928)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Diogenichthys atlanticus
[Longfin lanternfish]
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Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Diogenichthys laternatus
[Diogenes lanternfish]

Photo by SFSA

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Diogenichthys panurgus Bolin, 1946

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Diogenichthys panurgus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diogenichthys atlanticus Longfin lanternfish Atlantic Ocean 2.9 SL 1928
Diogenichthys laternatus Diogenes lanternfish Pacific 5 TL 1899
Diogenichthys panurgus Indian Ocean 2.3 SL 1946



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