Publications From Lanternfish Research

This page lists some of John Paxton's Lanternfish publications.

Barnard's lanternfish, Symbolophorus barnardi

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  1. Paxton, J.R. 1963. A new species of lanternfish (family Myctophidae) of the genus Lampadena from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Copeia, 1963 (1):28-31.
  2. Paxton, J.R. 1967. A distributional analysis for the lanternfishes (family Myctophidae) of the San Pedro Basin, California. Copeia, 1967 (2):422-440.
  3. Paxton, J.R. 1967. Biological notes on southern California lanternfishes (family Myctophidae). California Fish and Game Journal, 53(3):214-217.
  4. Nafpaktitis, B.G. & J.R. Paxton. 1968. Review of the lanternfish genus Lampadena with a description of a new species. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Contributions in Science, 138:1-29.
  5. Paxton, J.R. 1972. Osteology and relationships of the lanternfishes (family Myctophidae). Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Science Bulletin, 13:1-81.
  6. Paxton, J.R. 1974. Myctophid fish recorded from New Zealand as Lampanyctus guentheri reidentified as L.australis. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 8 (4):711-712.
  7. Nafpaktitis, B.G. & J.R. Paxton. 1978. Idiolychnus, a new genus of Myctophidae based on Diaphus urolampus. Copeia, l978(3): 492-497.
  8. Paxton, J.R. 1979. Nominal genera and species of lanternfishes (family Myctophidae). Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Contributions in Science, 322:1-28.
  9. Moser, H.G., E.H. Ahlstrom & J.R. Paxton. l984 Myctophidae: development. In H.G. Moser et al. (Eds) Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication, l:2l8-239.
  10. Paxton, J.R., E.H. Ahlstrom & H.G. Moser. l984. Myctophidae: relationships. In H.G. Moser et al.(Eds) Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication, l:239-244.
  11. Allen, G.R., J.R. Paxton & R. Kuiter. 1993. Close encounters of the fourth kind, invaders from inner space. Aqua Geographia, 4:82-87.
  12. Paxton, J.R. 1994. Families Sternoptychidae, Photichthyidae, Gonostomatidae, Neoscopelidae, Myctophidae. In M. Gomon et al. (Eds) The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide: SA Press. Pp. 246-251; 275-279.
  13. Paxton, J.R. 1994. Gulf of Oman lanternfish fisheries research, recommendations on general research plan. FAO Working Group on Mesopelagic Resources, Gulfs Committee for Fisheries Management and Development, Working Paper WGM 94/4:1-2.
  14. Paxton, J.R., R.J. Lavenberg & C. Sommer. 1995. Myctophidae, linternillas. In W. Fischer et al. (Eds) Guia FAO para la Identification de Especies para los Fines de la Pesca Pacifico Centro-Oriental. Rome: FAO. Vol. 3:1315-1321.
  15. Nafpaktitis, B.G., D.A. Robertson & J.R. Paxton. 1995. Four new species of the lanternfish genus Diaphus (Myctophidae) from the Indo-Pacific. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 29: 335-344.
  16. Paxton, J.R. & P.A. Hulley. 1999. Neoscopelidae, Myctophidae. In K.E. Carpenter & V.H. Niem (Eds), The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. Rome : FAO. Vol. 3: 1955-1965.
  17. Paxton, J.R. & P.A. Hulley. 2000. Myctophiformes. In K. Lim & J.E. Randall (Eds), A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 8: 592-594.
  18. Hulley, P.A. & J.R. Paxton. Submitted. Families Neoscopelidae, Myctophidae. In K. Carpenter (Ed), The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Rome: FAO.
  19. Paxton, J.R. & D.J. Bray. Submitted. Families Neoscopelidae, Myctophidae. In M.F. Gomon (Ed.), Fishes of Australia’s South Coast (ed 2). Melbourne: CSIRO.


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