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Beryx splendens (Alfonsin; Alfonsino; Beryx; Golden eye perch; Lowes berix; Lowe's beryx; Slender alfonsino; Slender beryx; Splendid alfonsino)

Synonyms: Bryx splendens
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Wikipedia Abstract

The splendid alfonsino (Beryx splendens) is an alfonsino of the genus Beryx, found around the world at depths between 25 and 1,300 m. Their length is between 30 and 70 cm. It is known as kinmedai (金目鯛) in sushi and Japanese cuisine. \n*
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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  5 years 10 months
Male Maturity [2]  7 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity [1]  23 years

Prey / Diet

Abralia redfieldi[3]
Acanthephyra purpurea[4]
Anchylomera blossevillei[3]
Argyropelecus aculeatus (marine hatchetfish)[3]
Argyropelecus olfersii (Hatchetfish)[4]
Beryx decadactylus (Alfonsino)[3]
Bolinichthys indicus (Smoothcheek lanternfish)[4]
Bonapartia pedaliota (Longray fangjaw)[3]
Brachyscelus crusculum[3]
Capros aper (cuckoofish)[3]
Ceratoscopelus warmingii (Warming's lanternfish)[3]
Chirundina streetsii[3]
Clio andreae[3]
Diaphus brachycephalus (Lanternfish)[3]
Diogenichthys atlanticus (Longfin lanternfish)[3]
Diogenichthys laternatus (Diogenes lanternfish)[3]
Diretmus argenteus (discfish)[3]
Electrona risso (Risso's lanternfish)[3]
Euphausia mucronata (small krill)[3]
Gaussia princeps[3]
Gnathophausia zoea[4]
Gonichthys cocco (Lanternfish)[3]
Gonichthys venetus[3]
Gonostoma denudatum (Bristlemouth)[4]
Hygophum hygomii (Lanternfish)[3]
Ichthyococcus ovatus (Ovate lightfish)[3]
Illex argentinus (Argentine Shortfin Squid)[3]
Lampanyctus festivus (Festive lanternfish)[3]
Lampanyctus pusillus (Pygmy lanternfish)[3]
Lophogaster spinosus[4]
Lophogaster typicus[4]
Macroramphosus scolopax (Trumpetfish)[3]
Maurolicus muelleri (Silvery lightfish)[3]
Maurolicus stehmanni[3]
Megacalanus princeps[3]
Metridia princeps[3]
Myctophum punctatum (spotted laternfish)[3]
Nannobrachium atrum (Lanternfish)[3]
Nematoscelis megalops[4]
Nemichthys scolopaceus (Atlantic snipe eel)[3]
Neognathophausia ingens[4]
Ocythoe tuberculata (Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus)[3]
Onykia carriboea (Tropical Clubhook Squid)[3]
Oplophorus spinosus[4]
Pagellus bogaraveo (Sea-bream)[3]
Phrosina semilunata[3]
Pleuromamma abdominalis[3]
Pleuromamma quadrungulata[3]
Pleuromamma xiphias[3]
Scottocalanus persecans[3]
Scottocalanus securifrons[3]
Sigmops elongatus (Bristlemouth)[3]
Spirula spirula (ram's horn squid)[5]
Systellaspis debilis[4]
Thysanopoda obtusifrons[4]
Thysanopoda orientalis[3]
Thysanopoda pectinata[4]
Todarodes sagittatus (European flying squid)[5]
Undeuchaeta intermedia[3]
Vibilia armata[3]
Vibilia propinqua[3]
Vinciguerria nimbaria (World-wide bristle-mouth fish)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alepocephalus rostratus (Risso's smooth-head)2
Caprodon longimanus (Pink maomao)1
Chelidonichthys cuculus (cockoo gurnard)1
Chelidonichthys lastoviza (Streaked gurnard)1
Chelidonichthys obscurus (Shining gurnard)1
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)1
Deania calcea (Thompsons shark)1
Diaphus danae (Blue lantern-fish)1
Etmopterus princeps (rough sagre)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)2
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)2
Genypterus capensis (Kingklip)1
Globicephala macrorhynchus (Short-finned Pilot Whale)1
Globicephala melas (Long-finned Pilot Whale)1
Grampus griseus (Risso's Dolphin)1
Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)1
Kogia breviceps (Pygmy Sperm Whale)1
Lampanyctodes hectoris (Lanternfish)1
Lampanyctus australis (Austral lanternfish)1
Lepidotrigla cavillone (Large-scaled gurnard)1
Leucoraja naevus (Cuckoo ray)2
Lophius vomerinus (Cape monk)1
Maurolicus muelleri (Silvery lightfish)1
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)1
Metelectrona herwigi (Herwig lanternfish)1
Pagellus bogaraveo (Sea-bream)1
Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale)1
Prionace glauca (Tribon blou)1
Raja montagui (Homelyn ray)1
Raja polystigma (Speckled ray)1
Trigla lyra (Gurnard)1
Trisopterus capelanus (Poor cod)1
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)2
Ziphius cavirostris (Cuvier's Beaked Whale)1

Predators

Latimeria chalumnae (Coelacanth)[6]
Polyprion americanus (Wreck-fish)[7]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ascarophis beryx <Unverified Name>[8]
Australicola platycephalus[9]
Bolbosoma heteracanthe[8]
Bolbosoma turbinella[8]
Bolbosoma vasculosum[8]
Dinosoma tortum[8]
Hepatoxylon trichiuri[8]
Oncodiscus sauridae[8]
Partitiotestes berycis <Unverified Name>[8]
Probothriocephalus berycidae <Unverified Name>[8]
Probothriocephalus berycis[8]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[8]

Distribution

Academician Berg; Agulhas Current; Amber Seamount; Amsterdam Island; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Atlantis Seamount; Australia; Azores Islands; Benguela Current; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Chagos Islands; Chile; China; Circumglobal, excluding the northeast Pacific and Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 9833). Western Atlantic: Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 6743). Eastern Atlantic: off southwestern Europe and the Canary Islands (Ref. 7413) to South Africa (Ref. 4179; Circumglobal, excluding the northeast Pacific and Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 9833). Western Atlantic: Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 6743). Eastern Atlantic: off southwestern Europe and the Canary Islands (Ref. 7413) to South Africa (Ref. 4179). Indo-Pacific: East Africa (including Saya de Malha Bank, Ref. 33390) to Japan, Hawaii, Australia, and New Zealand (Ref. 5755). The limited number of records in the western Pacific is doubtless the result of limited fishing effort below 200 m (Ref. 9833). Eastern Pacific: Chile (Ref. 27363).; Colahan Seamount; Coral Sea and GBR; Dorofeyev Seamount; East Central Australian Shelf; East China Sea; Ecliptic Seamount; Equator Seamount; Fiji Islands; France; Galician Shelf; Great Seamount; Hancock Northwest Seamount; Hancock Southeast Seamount; Hawaii (USA); Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; Iceland; Ichthyandr Seamount; Ichthyologists Seamount; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Italy; Japan; Jumeau East Seamount; Kammu Seamount; Karandash Seamount; Kimmei and Koko Seamounts; Kuroshio Current; Le Danois Bank; Lira Seamount; Madagascar; Madeira Islands; Maldives; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Milwaukee Group Seamount; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Plateau Seamount; Portugal; Professor Mesyatzev Seamount; Réunion; Saint Paul Islands; Saya de Malha Bank; Seychelles; Somalia; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southwest Australian Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Spain; Sponge Seamount; Star Seamount; Stylaster Seamount; Taiwan; Tasman Sea; Tuvalu; West Central Australian Shelf; Western Sahara; Yellow Sea; Yemen; Zapadnaya Seamount;

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Citations

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1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Jorrit 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.
4Feeding habits of Beryx splendens and Beryx decadactylus (Berycidae) off the Canary Islands, J. Dürr, J.A. González, Fisheries Research 54 (2002) 363-374
5CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
6Feeding ecology and evolutionary survival of the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae, H. Fricke, K. Hissmann, Marine Biology (2000) 136: 379-386
7Feeding habits of some demersal fish on the Charleston Bump off the southeastern United States, Sarah F. Goldman and George R. Sedberry, ICES Journal of Marine Science (2011), 68(2), 390–398.
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
9Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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