WoRMS taxon details

Argyropelecus affinis Garman, 1899

127307  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127307)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Garman, S. (1899). The Fishes. <em>In: Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands ... by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross," during 1891 ... No. XXVI. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24: Text: 1-431, Atlas: Pls. 1-85 + A-N.</em>  [details]   
Distribution Scotian Shelf into the gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean  
Distribution Scotian Shelf into the gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Argyropelecus affinis Garman, 1899. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127307 on 2022-08-19
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original description Garman, S. (1899). The Fishes. <em>In: Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands ... by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross," during 1891 ... No. XXVI. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24: Text: 1-431, Atlas: Pls. 1-85 + A-N.</em>  [details]   

original description  (of Argyropelecus pacificus Schultz, 1961) Schultz, L. P. (1961). Revision of the marine silver hatchetfishes (family Sternoptychidae). <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 112 (3449): 587-649. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Huntting Howell, W.; Krueger, W. H. (1987). Family Sternoptychidae, marine hatchetfishes and related species. In: Biology of midwater fishes of the Bermuda Ocean Acre, Smithsonian contributions to zoology, number 452. . Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C. , (452): 32-50 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D.; Kohler, S; Black, J.; and L. Van Guelpen. (2003). An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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    Definitions

From other sources
Diet Feeds on copepods, ostracods, euphausiids, salps and chaetognaths  [details]

Distribution Scotian Shelf into the gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found at depths of 300-650m. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Reproduction Oviparous; planktonic eggs and larvae  [details]
LanguageName 
English Pacific hatchet fish  [details]
Japanese ナガムネエソ  [details]
Russian Тихоокеанский топорик  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Argyropelecus pacificus P01226 illustration)
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