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Diaphanous Hatchet Fish

Sternoptyx diaphana Hermann 1781

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Sternoptyx diaphana (Diaphanous Hatchet Fish) is a species of bony fishes in the family marine hatchetfishes. Individuals can grow to 5.5 cm. Diaphanous Hatchet Fish has sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Diaphanous Hatchet Fish. View this species on GBIF