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Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)

Synonyms: Myctophum crenulare; Tarletonbeania crenulare; Tarletonbeania tenua
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aleutian Islands Biosphere Reserve 2720489 Alaska, United States    
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Acartia longiremis[1]
Discoconchoecia elegans[1]
Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)[1]
Limacina helicina (helicid pteropod)[1]
Metridia lucens[1]
Themisto pacifica[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)1
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)1
Bathyraja trachura (Roughtail skate)1
Citharichthys sordidus (Sanddab)1
Clupea pallasii pallasii (Pacific herring)1
Cololabis saira (Skipper)1
Diaphus danae (Blue lantern-fish)1
Diaphus taaningi (Taaning's lanternfish)1
Diaphus theta (California headlightfish)5
Electrona paucirastra (Belted lanternfish)1
Electrona subaspera (Rough lanternfish)1
Eschrichtius robustus (Gray Whale)1
Eubalaena japonica (North Pacific Right Whale)1
Gymnoscopelus bolini (Lanternfish)1
Lampanyctodes hectoris (Lanternfish)1
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)1
Larimichthys polyactis (Yellowfish)1
Lyopsetta exilis (Slender sole)1
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)1
Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine)1
Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish)1
Nototheniops larseni (Painted notie)1
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Bald notothen)1
Parasagitta friderici1
Phosichthys argenteus (Silver lighthouse fish)1
Ptychoramphus aleuticus (Cassin's Auklet)1
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)1
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)3
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)1
Sebastes caurinus (Copper rockfish)1
Sebastes crameri (Rockfish)2
Sebastes diploproa (Splitnose rockfish)1
Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish)1
Sebastes maliger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes pinniger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes serranoides (Rockfish)1
Sigmops gracilis (Slender fangjaw)2
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)5
Synthliboramphus antiquus (Ancient Murrelet)1
Trematomus bernacchii (Emerald notothen)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)1

Predators

Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[2]
Dosidicus gigas (jumbo squid)[3]
Merluccius productus (Whiting)[2]
Phalacrocorax pelagicus (Pelagic Cormorant)[4]
Phocoenoides dalli (Dall's Porpoise)[5]
Raja rhina (Longnose skate)[4]
Sebastes elongatus (Greenstripe rockfish)[4]
Sebastes entomelas (Widow rockfish)[2]
Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish)[6]
Sebastes helvomaculatus (Rock cod)[4]
Sebastes pinniger (Rockfish)[4]
Sebastes zacentrus (Sharpchin rockfish)[4]
Stenella attenuata (Pantropical Spotted Dolphin)[4]
Thunnus alalunga (longfinned albacore)[2]
Trachurus symmetricus (Scad)[4]
Zalophus californianus (California Sealion)[2]

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; Cobb Seamount; East Bering Sea; Eastern Pacific: southeastern Alaska to off Mexico, including the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea (Ref. 31442).; Gulf of Alaska; Japan; Kuroshio Current; Mexico; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1The Feeding Habits of Three Species of Lanternfishes (Family Myctophidae) off Oregon, USA, H. R. Tyler, Jr. and W. G. Pearcy, Marine Biology 32, 7-11 (1975)
2Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Ecological Informatics 29(1): 45-56. Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Data from: Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Dryad Digital Repository.
3PREDATORY INTERACTIONS AND NICHE OVERLAP BETWEEN MAKO SHARK, ISURUS OXYRINCHUS, AND JUMBO SQUID, DOSIDICUS GIGAS, IN THE CALIFORNIA CURRENT, RUSS VETTER, SUZANNE KOHIN, ANTONELLA PRETI, SAM MCCLATCHIE AND HEIDI DEWAR, CalCOFI Rep., Vol. 49, 2008
4Jorrit 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.
5Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
6FOOD HABITS AND DIETARY OVERLAP OF SOME SHELF ROCKFISHES (GENUS SEBASTES) FROM THE NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN, RiCHARD D. BRODEUR AND WILLIAM G. PEARCY, FISHERY BULLETIN: VOL. 82. NO.2. 1984. p. 269-293
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