Animal Species:Onefin Flashlightfish, Photoblepharon palpebratum (Boddaert, 1781)

The video shows a Onefin Flashlightfish swimming at night.

Standard Common Name

Onefin Flashlightfish

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Photoblepharon palpebratum

Classification

Species:
palpebratum
Genus:
Photoblepharon
Family:
Anomalopidae
Order:
Beryciformes
Class:
Actinopterygii
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

What does this mean?

Further Reading

  1. Species account on the AFD site.

References

  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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