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- noun any of small,
deep seafish of the large family Myctophidae, named after their conspicuoususe of bioluminescence.
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And there is plenty of food here-both the trawls and acoustic surveys have revealed an abundant supply of myctophid lanternfish, the most common prey eaten by large Humboldt squid in these waters in other years.