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Electrona subaspera (Rough lanternfish; Lanternfish; Big-eye lantern-fish)

Synonyms: Electrona subasper; Myctophum megalops; Scopelus subasper
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Rough lanternfish or Electrona subaspera is a marine, bathypelagic fish. It occurs circumglobal between the subtropical convergence and the Antarctic polar front. It also inhabits the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Its maximum length is 12.7 centimetres (5.0 in). It has anal and dorsal soft rays. This species is usually found between 0–200 metres (0–656 ft) at night.
View Wikipedia Record: Electrona subaspera

Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Macquarie Island Nature Reserve Ia 233540 Tasmania, Australia  

Prey / Diet

Antarctomysis maxima[2]
Calanoides acutus[2]
Calanus propinquus[2]
Calanus simillimus[2]
Eukrohnia hamata[2]
Euphausia frigida[2]
Euphausia similis[2]
Euphausia spinifera[2]
Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[2]
Euphausia triacantha[2]
Hyperiella dilatata[2]
Metridia gerlachei[2]
Metridia lucens[3]
Nematoscelis megalops[2]
Paraeuchaeta antarctica[2]
Phronima sedentaria (Cooper of the sea)[2]
Pleuromamma abdominalis[2]
Primno macropa[2]
Rhincalanus gigas[2]
Rhynchonereella bongraini[2]
Salpa thompsoni[2]
Themisto gaudichaudii[2]
Thysanoessa gregaria[2]
Thysanoessa macrura[2]
Thysanoessa vicina[2]
Vibilia antarctica[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Diaphus danae (Blue lantern-fish)1
Diaphus taaningi (Taaning's lanternfish)1
Electrona paucirastra (Belted lanternfish)1
Gymnoscopelus bolini (Lanternfish)1
Lampanyctodes hectoris (Lanternfish)1
Nototheniops larseni (Painted notie)1
Parasagitta friderici1
Phosichthys argenteus (Silver lighthouse fish)1
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)1
Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)1

Predators

Aptenodytes patagonicus (King Penguin)[2]
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[2]
Arctocephalus tropicalis (Subantarctic Fur Seal)[2]
Champsocephalus gunnari (Mackerel icefish)[2]
Eudyptes chrysocome (Rockhopper Penguin)[2]
Eudyptes schlegeli (Royal Penguin)[2]
Halobaena caerulea (Blue Petrel)[2]
Lampris immaculatus (Moonfish)[4]
Mirounga leonina (Southern Elephant Seal)[2]
Onykia ingens (warty squid)[5]
Phocarctos hookeri (New Zealand Sealion)[2]

Distribution

Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Australia; Chile; Circumglobal between the Subtropical Convergence and the Antarctic Polar Front. Atlantic Ocean: 51°-53°S, 40°-49°W. Indian Ocean: 47°-48°S, 70°-71°E. Pacific Ocean: 58°S, 145°W and south of 60°S between about 75°W and 120°W.; Humboldt Current; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Prey composition and daily rations of myctophid fishes in the Southern Ocean, E. A. Pakhomov, R. Perissinotto, C. D. McQuaid, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 134: 1-14, 1996
4Diet of the southern opah Lampris immaculatus on the Patagonian Shelf; the significance of the squid Moroteuthis ingens and anthropogenic plastic, George D. Jackson, Nicole G. Buxton, Magnus J. A. George, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 206: 261–271, 2000
5CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
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