Symbolophorus

Symbolophorus is a genus of lanternfishes. It feeds on various small forms of sea life, in particular fish. Some species in this genus are known to exhibit the Stylophthalmine trait in their larval form

Symbolophorus
Temporal range: Miocene to Present[1]
Symbolophorus barnardi (no common name).gif
Barnard's Lanternfish (S. barnardi)
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Symbolophorus

Bolin & Wisner, 1959
Species

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SpeciesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2008-01-08.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Symbolophorus in FishBase. April 2012 version.