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Southern Blacktip Lanternfish
1024px-Gymnoscopelus piabilis (no common name)
Information
Range Southern Hemisphere between about 46° and 52°S, at depths below 100 metres (330 ft) at night.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Gymnoscopelus
Species G. piabilis

The Southern blacktip lanternfish, (Gymnoscopelus piabilis), is a species of lanternfish found circumglobally in the Southern Hemisphere between about 46° and 52°S, at depths below 100 metres (330 ft) at night. This species grows to a length of 14.6 centimetres (5.7 in) SL. It is a mesopelagic-benthopelagic species.

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