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Argyripnus electronus  Parin, 1992

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Sternoptychidae (Marine hatchetfishes) > Maurolicinae
Etymology: Argyripnus: Greek, argyros = silver + Greek,hypnos = sleep (Ref. 45335);  electronus: Species name refers to the name unofficially used by USSR fishermen for the seamount where the holotype was collected (Ref. 31826).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 545 - 600 m (Ref. 31826).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Southeast Pacific: seamounts of the Sala y Gomez submarine ridge.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from seamounts (Ref. 31826).

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Parin, N.V., 1992. Argyripnus electronus, a new sternoptychid fish from Sala y Gomez submarine ridge. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 39(2):135-137. (Ref. 31826)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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