Japanese Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 443–446 | Cite as

Bathypelagic capture of a metamorphosing juvenile ofIpnops agassizi (Ipnopidae, Myctophiformes)

  • Muneo Okiyama
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© The Ichthyological Society of Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Muneo Okiyama
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  1. 1.Ocean Research InstituteUniversity of TokyoNakano, TokyoJapan

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