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Hygophum hygomii (Lanternfish; Hygom's lanternfish; Bermuda lantern fish)

Synonyms: Hygophum higomii; Hygophum hygomi; Hygophum hygonii; Hygophym hygomi; Myctophum benoiti hygomi; Myctophum hygomi; Myctophum hygomii; Myctophum hygoni; Myctophum remiger; Myctophum remigerum; Scopelus hygomii
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Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Calanoides acutus[2]
Calanus simillimus[2]
Euchaeta marina[3]
Eukrohnia hamata[2]
Euphausia similis[2]
Metridia gerlachei[2]
Metridia lucens[2]
Nannocalanus minor[3]
Nematoscelis megalops[2]
Neocalanus robustior[3]
Phronima sedentaria (Cooper of the sea)[2]
Pleuromamma abdominalis[2]
Pleuromamma xiphias[3]
Protomyctophum normani (Norman's lanterrnfish)[2]
Rhincalanus gigas[2]
Scolecithrix danae[3]
Themisto gaudichaudii[2]
Thysanoessa gregaria[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Redspotted Hawkflsh)2
Benthosema pterotum (Spinycheek lanternfish)1
Benthosema suborbitale (Smallfin lanternfish)1
Bolinichthys longipes (Popeye lanternfish)1
Ceratoscopelus warmingii (Warming's lanternfish)1
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)1
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)1
Clepticus parrae (Sorrel chub)1
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)1
Diaphus perspicillatus (transparent lanternfish)1
Diaphus schmidti (Lanternfish)1
Lampanyctus nobilis (Noble lampfish)1
Lampanyctus steinbecki (Longfin lampfish)1
Lobianchia dofleini (Doflein's false headlightfish)1
Notolychnus valdiviae (Topside lanternfish)1
Sardina pilchardus (European pilchard)1
Seriola rivoliana (Pacific amberjack)1
Sigmops elongatus (Bristlemouth)1
Sigmops gracilis (Slender fangjaw)1
Sternoptyx pseudobscura (Hatchetfish)1
Triphoturus mexicanus (Mexican lampfish)1
Triphoturus nigrescens (Vagabond lanternfish)1
Xyrichtys splendens (Green Razorfish)2

Predators

Beryx splendens (Alfonsin)[2]
Himantolophus appelii (Prickly anglerfish)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[4]
Lampritrema miescheri[4]
Polyipnicola hygophi[4]
Pseudomazocraeoides ceratoscopeli <Unverified Name>[4]
Reimericotyle ceratoscopeli[4]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[4]

Distribution

Agulhas Current; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Australia; Azores Islands; Bear Seamount; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Chile; Cuba; Cyprus; East Central Australian Shelf; Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Mauritania including the Mediterranean, and from Angola to South Africa. Western Atlantic: Canada to 20°N and from Brazil to Subtropical Convergence. Also Indian (24°S-40°S) and Pacific (15°S-20°S) Oceans (Ref. 4066).; Egypt; France; Gibraltar; Greece; Gulf of Mexico; Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Israel; Italy; Juan Fernández Islands; Lebanon; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Madeira Islands; Malta; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Morocco; Namibia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Peru; Portugal; South Africa; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Spain; Syrian Arab Republic; Tasman Sea; Tunisia; Turkey; USA (contiguous states); Western Sahara;

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Citations

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 ecology of three myctophid species at the Great Meteor Seamount (North-east Atlantic), Christian Pusch; Sigrid Schnack-Schiel; Elke Mizdalski; Hein von Westernhagen, Arch. Fish. Mar. Res. 51(1-3), 2004, 251–271
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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