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Luminous Slickhead
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Information
Range Indian and West Pacific Oceans. This species occurs on the continental slopes at depths of from 1,717 metres (5,633 ft) to 2,020 metres (6,630 ft).
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Alepocephalidae
Genus Aulastomatomorpha
Species A. phospherops

The Luminous slickhead, (Aulastomatomorpha phospherops), is a species of slickhead found in the Indian and West Pacific Oceans. This species occurs on the continental slopes at depths of from 1,717 metres (5,633 ft) to 2,020 metres (6,630 ft). This species grows to a length of 28.0 centimetres (11.0 in) SL. This species is the only described member of its genus.

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