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Thysanoessa inermis


Speed [1]  0.09 MPH (.042 m/s)

Prey / Diet

Calanus finmarchicus[2]
Calanus glacialis[2]
Calanus hyperboreus[2]


Aethia cristatella (Crested Auklet)[2]
Aethia psittacula (Parakeet Auklet)[2]
Agonus cataphractus (Pogge)[2]
Alle alle (Little Auk)[2]
Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate)[2]
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)[2]
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)[2]
Anarhichas minor (Spotted wolf-fish)[2]
Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[2]
Arctozenus risso (Spotted barracudina)[2]
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)[3]
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[3]
Balaena mysticetus (bowhead whale)[2]
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)[4]
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)[4]
Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)[4]
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)[5]
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)[5]
Boreogadus saida (Polar cod)[2]
Brachyramphus marmoratus (Marbled Murrelet)[6]
Cepphus columba (Pigeon Guillemot)[4]
Chroicocephalus philadelphia (Bonaparte's Gull)[7]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[2]
Cystophora cristata (Hooded Seal)[2]
Fratercula arctica (Atlantic Puffin)[8]
Fulmarus glacialis (Northern Fulmar)[9]
Gadiculus argenteus (Silvery pout)[2]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[10]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[2]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[2]
Gaidropsarus argentatus (Treebearded rockling)[2]
Glyptocephalus stelleri (Korean flounder)[2]
Glyptocephalus zachirus (Witch)[2]
Gonatus fabricii (boreoatlantic armhook squid)[2]
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)[2]
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)[2]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[2]
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)[2]
Lampris guttatus (Sunfish)[2]
Leptagonus decagonus (Sea poacher)[2]
Leuroglossus schmidti (northern smoothtongue)[2]
Limanda aspera (Yellowfin sole)[10]
Lycodes esmarkii (Esmark's eelpout)[2]
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)[2]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[11]
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)[4]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[2]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[2]
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)[2]
Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine)[12]
Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Leach's Storm-Petrel)[13]
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (humpbacked salmon)[2]
Oncorhynchus keta (Calico salmon)[2]
Oncorhynchus nerka (sockeye salmon or kokanee)[2]
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon or king salmon)[2]
Pagophilus groenlandicus (Harp Seal)[2]
Pandalus borealis (northern shrimp)[2]
Paralithodes camtschaticus (red king crab)[2]
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)[2]
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)[14]
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)[2]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[2]
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)[9]
Pusa hispida (Ringed Seal)[2]
Raja rhina (Longnose skate)[5]
Rajella fyllae (Round ray)[2]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[2]
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)[4]
Scomber scombrus (Split)[2]
Sebastes aleutianus (Rougheye rockfish)[2]
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)[2]
Sebastes ciliatus (Rockfish)[2]
Sebastes mentella (Redfish)[2]
Sebastes polyspinis (Rockfish)[2]
Sebastes viviparus (Atlantic ocean perch)[2]
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)[7]
Synthliboramphus antiquus (Ancient Murrelet)[4]
Thaleichthys pacificus (Candlefish)[2]
Triglops murrayi (Moustache sculpin)[2]
Triglops pingelii (Ribbed sculpin)[2]
Trisopterus esmarkii (Norway pout)[2]
Uria aalge (Common Murre)[2]
Uria lomvia (Thick-billed Murre)[2]


Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[15]
Nybelinia surmenicola[15]



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1"Pelagic Fishes and Their Macroplankton Prey: Swimming Speeds", Sergey M. Ignatyev, Proceedings • Forage Fishes in Marine Ecosystems, Alaska Sea Grant College Program, AK-SG-97-01, 1997, p. 31-39
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