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Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine; White pencilsmelt)

Synonyms: Nansenia sanrikuensis
Language: Danish; Mandarin Chinese

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Clione limacina (Naked sea butterfly)[1]
Limacina helicina (helicid pteropod)[1]
Neocalanus cristatus[1]
Thysanoessa inermis[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)1
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)1
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)1
Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)1
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)1
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)1
Brachyramphus marmoratus (Marbled Murrelet)1
Cepphus columba (Pigeon Guillemot)1
Diaphus theta (California headlightfish)2
Fulmarus glacialis (Northern Fulmar)2
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)1
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)1
Limanda aspera (Yellowfin sole)1
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)1
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)1
Melamphaes lugubris (Highsnout bigscale)1
Nannobrachium regale (Small-eyed lantern-fish)1
Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish)1
Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Leach's Storm-Petrel)1
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Bald notothen)1
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)1
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)1
Raja rhina (Longnose skate)1
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)1
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)1
Scopelosaurus adleri (scaly wearyfish)1
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)2
Stenobrachius nannochir (Garnet lampfish)1
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)1
Synthliboramphus antiquus (Ancient Murrelet)1
Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)1
Trematomus bernacchii (Emerald notothen)1

Predators

Cerorhinca monocerata (Rhinoceros Auklet)[2]

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; East Bering Sea; Kuril Islands; Northeast Pacific: Gulf of Alaska to southern California, USA.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Yang, M-S. 2011. Diet of nineteen mesopelagic fishes in the Gulf of Alaska. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-229, 67 p. 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.
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