Photonectes

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Photonectes
Photonectes gracilis.jpg
Photonectes gracilis
Photonectes margarita.jpg
Photonectes margarita
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Photonectes

Günther, 1887

Photonectes is a genus of fish in the family Stomiidae found in Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Species[edit]

There are currently 22 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Klepadlo, C. (2011): Three New Species of the Genus Photonectes (Teleostei: Stomiiformes: Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae) from the Pacific Ocean. Copeia, 2011 (2): 201-210.
  2. ^ a b Prokofiev, A.M. (2014): New and Rare Species of Deepsea Pelagic Fishes of Families Opisthoproctidae, Melanostomiidae, Oneirodidae, and Linophrynidae. Journal of Ichthyology, 54 (6): 377-383.
  3. ^ a b Prokofiev, A.M. (2015): Data for the Revision of Subgenus Trachinostomias (Melanostomiidae: Photonectes): Morphological Variability of P. margarita with Description of Two New Species. Journal of Ichthyology, 55 (2): 147-154.
  4. ^ a b Flynn, A.J. & Klepadlo, C. (2012): Two new species of Photonectes (Teleostei: Stomiidae) from the Indo-Pacific, and a re-examination of P. achirus. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 69: 259–267.
  5. ^ Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New Species of the Genus Photonectes (Melanostomiidae) with Blue Luminous Tissue on the Body. Journal of Ichthyology, 56 (4): 613–615.