Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Stomiiformes > Sternoptychidae > Argyropelecus > Argyropelecus olfersii

Argyropelecus olfersii (Hatchetfish; Silver hatchetfish)

Synonyms: Argyropelachus olfersi; Argyropelecus olfersi; Pleurothyris olfersii; Sternoptyx olfersii
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Paraeuchaeta norvegica[2]


Beryx splendens (Alfonsin)[3]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[2]
Stenella coeruleoalba (Striped Dolphin)[2]


Eastern Atlantic: southern Iceland to Canary Islands and Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. South Pacific: between 30°S and 50°S.;



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.
3Feeding habits of Beryx splendens and Beryx decadactylus (Berycidae) off the Canary Islands, J. Dürr, J.A. González, Fisheries Research 54 (2002) 363-374
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