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Neoscopelus macrolepidotus Johnson, 1863 — Large-scaled lantern fish Not mentioned for Galicia by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded from Galicia by Bañón et al. (2002).
** Neoscopelus microchir Matsubara, 1943 — No common name Not mentioned for Galicia by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded from the Galicia Bank (Bañón et al., 1997).
Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque, 1810 — Spotted lanternfish
Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856) — No common name
Ten specimens between 4 and 8 cm TL caught at 365–563 m depth during “Demersales 97 and 06” surveys
Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe, 1839) — No common name
Ceratoscopelus warmingii (Lütken, 1892) — No common name
Uncertain status. Reported by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986) to south of 35 ºN and it is unreported by Quéro et al. (2003). Recorded for Galicia by Lozano y Rey (1947) as Lampanyctus townsendi, a synonym of C. warmingii. A revision of new specimens is needed.
Lampadena urophaos atlantica Maul, 1969 — No common name
Uncertain status. Not mentioned for Galicia neither by Hulley in Whitehead et al. (1986) nor by Quéro (2003). Recorded from Galicia by Arté (1952) and Anadón (1957) as L. nitida. Questionable as a synonym of L. urophaos atlantica ( Solórzano et al., 1988) . A revision of new specimens is required.
Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896 — Mirror lanternfish
One specimen of 4 cm TL caught at 228 m depth during the survey “Demersales 93 ”
Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso, 1810) — Jewel lanternfish
Lampanyctus photonotus Parr, 1928 — No common name
Lampanyctus intricarius Taning, 1928 — No common name
One specimen of 17 cm TL caught during the survey “Demersales 02”
Notoscopelus kroeyeri (Malm, 1861) — Lancet fish
Reported from Galicia by Solórzano et al. (1988) as N. elongatus.
Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1838) — Glacier lanternfish
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