Aulastomatomorpha phospherops

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Aulastomatomorpha phospherops
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The Luminous slickhead
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Argentiniformes
Family: Alepocephalidae
Genus: Aulastomatomorpha
Alcock, 1890
Species: A. phospherops
Binomial name
Aulastomatomorpha phospherops
Alcock, 1890

Aulastomatomorpha phospherops, the Luminous slickhead, 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 the genus Aulastomatomorpha.