Zempoalteca

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Myctophidae - Lanternfishes

•A major portion of the deep scattering layer (DSL)
•Most numerous & diverse vertebrate (~250 spp.)
•Daily migrations from 1000 meters to near surface
•Important food of deep diving whales, sea-birds and many commercial fishes such as tuna
•Light organs on head and body including:

• 4 pairs on face
• tissue on scales
• photophores on body
trynottodrown:

Myctophidae - Lanternfishes

•A major portion of the deep scattering layer (DSL)
•Most numerous & diverse vertebrate (~250 spp.)
•Daily migrations from 1000 meters to near surface
•Important food of deep diving whales, sea-birds and many commercial fishes such as tuna
•Light organs on head and body including:

• 4 pairs on face
• tissue on scales
• photophores on body
trynottodrown:

Myctophidae - Lanternfishes

•A major portion of the deep scattering layer (DSL)
•Most numerous & diverse vertebrate (~250 spp.)
•Daily migrations from 1000 meters to near surface
•Important food of deep diving whales, sea-birds and many commercial fishes such as tuna
•Light organs on head and body including:

• 4 pairs on face
• tissue on scales
• photophores on body

trynottodrown:

Myctophidae - Lanternfishes

•A major portion of the deep scattering layer (DSL)

•Most numerous & diverse vertebrate (~250 spp.)

•Daily migrations from 1000 meters to near surface

•Important food of deep diving whales, sea-birds and many commercial fishes such as tuna

•Light organs on head and body including:

• 4 pairs on face

• tissue on scales

• photophores on body