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Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Loweina rara (Dwarf Lanternfish)

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GENERAL REFERENCES

Ref 1: Matarese, A.C., A.W. Kendall, Jr., D.M. Blood, and B.M. Vinter. 1989.
Laboratory guide to early life history stages of Northeast Pacific fishes. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS 80, 652 p.
Ref 2: Moser, H.G., and E.H. Ahlstrom. 1970.
Development of lanternfishes (family Myctophidae) in the California Current. Part 1. Species with narrow-eyed larvae. Bull. Los Ang. Cty. Mus. Nat. Hist. Sci. 7, 145 p.
Ref 3: Moser, H.G., and E.H. Ahlstrom. 1996.
Myctophidae: Lanternfishes. In H.G. Moser (ed.), The early stages of fishes in the California Current region, p. 387-475. CalCOFI Atlas 33. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS, 1505 p.

FOOTNOTES

1 Richardson, S.L., and W.G. Pearcy. 1977.
Coastal and oceanic fish larvae in an area of upwelling off Yaquina Bay, Oregon. Fish. Bull. 75:125-145.
2 Moser, H.G., and W. Watson. 2006.
Myctophidae: Laternfishes. In W.J. Richards (ed.), Early stages of Atlantic fishes: An identification guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, Vol I, p. 473-579. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1335 p.
3 Fahay, M.P. 2007.
Myctophidae. In M.P. Fahay, Early stages of fishes in the Western North Atlantic Ocean, Vol I, p. 452-547. Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 931 p.

FIGURES

A - F: Moser, H.G., and E.H. Ahlstrom. 1970.
Development of lanternfishes (family Myctophidae) in the California Current. Part 1. Species with narrow-eyed larvae. Bull. Los Ang. Cty. Mus. Nat. Hist. Sci. 7, 145 p.

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