Night lights of the Caribbean
     Kryptophanaron alfredi



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Colin, P.L., D.W. Arneson and W.F. Smith- Vaniz. 1979. Rediscovery and redescription of the Caribbean Anomalopid fish Krytophanaron alfredi Silvester and Fowler (Pisces: Anomalopidae). Bulletin of Marine Science 29(3): 312-319.

Haygood, Margo G. 1990. Relationship of the luminous bacterial symbiont of the Caribbean flashlight fish, Kryptophanaron alfredi (family Anomalopidae) to other luminous bacteria based on bacterial luciferase (luxA) genes. Archives of Microbiology 154: 496-503.

Haygood, M.G., B.M. Tebo and K.H. Nealson. 1984. Luminous bacteria of a monocentrid fish (Monocentris japonicas) and two anomalopid fishes (Photoblepharon paplbratus and Krytophanaron alfredi): population sizes and growth within the light organs, and rates of release into the seawater. Marine Biology 78: 249-254.

Herrish, P.J. 1982. Aspects of the bioluminescence of fishes. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences.  20: 483-586.

McCosker, J.E. and R.H. Rosenblatt. 1987. Notes on the biology, taxonomy and distribution of flashlight fishes (Beryciformes: Anomalopidae). Japanese Journal of Ichthyology. Vol 34.

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A: 354.

Silvester, C.F. and H.W. Fowler. 1926. A new genus and species of phosphorescent fish, Kryptophanaron alfredi. Academy of Natural Sciences. 1-158: 245-247.

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