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Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)

Synonyms: Hoplostethus intermedius; Hoplostethus mediterraneus mediterraneus; Hoplostethus mediterraneus sonodae; Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi; Hoplostetus mediterraneus; Korsogaster nanus; Trachichthys intermedius; Trachichthys pretiosus

Wikipedia Abstract

The blacktip sawbelly, Hoplostethus intermedius, is a small deep-sea fish species belonging to the slimehead family (Trachichthyidae). It is found in the West Pacific, near New Zealand and Australia (Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania).
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Prey / Diet

Boreomysis arctica[1]
Gnathophausia zoea[1]
Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Norwegian krill)[1]
Pasiphaea multidentata (pink glass shrimp)[1]
Pseudotiron bouvieri[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Alosa sapidissima (American shad)1
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Argentina silus (Atlantic argentine)2
Beryx splendens (Alfonsin)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)1
Coryphaenoides guentheri (Günther's grenadier)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)3
Hymenocephalus italicus (Glasshead grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)1
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)1
Nezumia bairdii (Marlin-spike grenadier)1
Nezumia sclerorhynchus (Roughtip grenadier)2
Phycis chesteri (Longfin hake)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)1
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Sebastes fasciatus (Acadian redfish)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)1
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)1

Predators

Cyttus traversi (horsehead)[2]
Genypterus blacodes (Rock ling)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis pegreffii <Unverified Name>[3]
Anisakis physeteris <Unverified Name>[3]
Anisakis simplex[3]
Euzetplectanocotyle hoplosteti[3]
Helicometra fasciata[3]
Heteronybelinia nipponica[3]
Opegaster gobii[3]
Pseudopecoelus vulgaris[3]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Atlantic, Northwest; Australia; China; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Western; Northwest Atlantic.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Western Central; Philippines; South Africa; Western Indian Ocean.;

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Citations

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1Feeding ecology of deep fishes in the Le Danois Bank (Cantabrian Sea, North Spain), Preciado, I., Cartes, J., Velasco, F., Olaso, I., Serrano, A., Frutos, I., Sánchez, F., nternational Symposium on Oceanography of the Bay of Biscay (Vigo, Spain) (2006)
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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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