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Phthanophaneron
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Phthanophaneron harveyi
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Phthanophaneron harveyi

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Phthanophaneron
© Copyright Gerald Allen, 2006 · 0
Phthanophaneron
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Overview
Main identification features
  • head large, spiny
  • black, white light organ below eye
PHTHANOPHANERON

FLASHLIGHTFISHES

Dorsal fin in two parts; pelvic fin with a spine; one papilla behind eye; scales of lateral line not enlarged; midline of belly with large keeled scales; no reflective markings on fins or body; light organ under eye rotatable, with raisable shutter.

The single species in this genus is endemic to the tropical eastern Pacific.


References
  • Findley, L.T., Hendrickx, M.E., Brusca, R.C., van der Heiden, A.M., Hastings, P.A., Torre, J., 2003., Diversidad de la Macrofauna Marina del Golfo de California, Mexico., CD-ROM versión 1.0. Projecto de la Macrofauna del Golfo .  Derechos reservados de los autores y Conservación Internacional.
  • Johnson , G. D. and Rosenblatt, R. H., 1988., Mechanisms of ligh organ occlusion in flashlight fishes, family Anomalopidae (Teleostei: Beryciformes), and the evolution of the group., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94:65-96.
  • Love, M.S., Mecklenburg, C.W., Mecklenburg, T.A., Thorsteinson, L.K., 2005., es of the West Coast and Alaska: a checklist of North Pacific and Artic Ocena species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon border., U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 288pp.
  • Rosenblatt , R.H. and Montgomery, L.W., 1976., Kryptophaneron harveyi, a new anomalopid fish from the eastern tropical Pacific, and the evolution of the Anomalopidae., Copeia, 1976(3):510-515.
  • Thomson , D.A. , Findley , L.T. and Kerstitch, A.N., 2000., Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez., University of Texas Press(Revised Ed.):353.

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