Notoscopelus is a genus of lanternfishes.[1][2]

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Lancet fish (N. kroyeri)
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Patchwork lampfish (N. resplendens)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae
Genus: Notoscopelus
Günther, 1864


There are currently six recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). Species of Notoscopelus in FishBase. February 2018 version.
  2. ^ a b Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan, eds. (29 March 2018). "Catalog of Fishes". California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 4 April 2018.