Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981


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Bray, D.J. 2017, Gigantactis kreffti in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jul 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/4950

Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981

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Distribution

Recorded from off Tasmania.

Etymology

The species is named for Gerhard Krefft of the Institut für Seefischereei, Hamburg, whose "interest and energy established an important ichthyological resource that has immensely expanded our knowledge of the deep-sea fauna."

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

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CAAB Code:37217004

Biology:Bioluminescent (females)

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