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

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Bitemperate in Atlantic a
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Loweina interrupta (Tåning, 1928)

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Loweina interrupta
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Loweina rara (Lütken, 1892)

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Loweina rara
[Laura's lantern fish]
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Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Loweina terminata
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Loweina interrupta Bitemperate in Atlantic a 3.9 SL 1928
Loweina rara Laura's lantern fish Atlantic Ocean 4.5 SL 1892
Loweina terminata Northwest (Ref. 41299) an 3 SL 1964



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