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Name - Anomalops katoptron

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Beryciformes (Order)
Anomalopidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Genome Evolution in the Obligate but Environmentally Active Luminous Symbionts of Flashlight Fish.
  • The Flashlight Fish Anomalops katoptron Uses Bioluminescent Light to Detect Prey in the Dark.
  • Visual tuning in the flashlight fish Anomalops katoptron to detect blue, bioluminescent light.
  • Bioluminescent flashes drive nighttime schooling behavior and synchronized swimming dynamics in flashlight fish.
  • Social signaling via bioluminescent blinks determines nearest neighbor distance in schools of flashlight fish Anomalops katoptron.

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Encyclopedia of Life