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Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)


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


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



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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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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