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Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish; Patchwork lampfish; Patchwork lanternfish)

Synonyms: Macrostoma quercinum japonicum
Language: Japanese; Mandarin Chinese

Prey / Diet

Candacia columbiae[1]
Euchaeta rimana[1]
Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)[1]
Neocalanus cristatus[1]
Tessarabrachion oculatum[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)1
Bathyraja trachura (Roughtail skate)1
Citharichthys sordidus (Sanddab)1
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)2
Larimichthys polyactis (Yellowfish)1
Lyopsetta exilis (Slender sole)1
Melamphaes lugubris (Highsnout bigscale)1
Nannobrachium regale (Small-eyed lantern-fish)1
Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine)1
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)1
Protomyctophum thompsoni (Bigeye lanternfish)1
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)1
Scopelosaurus adleri (scaly wearyfish)1
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)1
Sebastes caurinus (Copper rockfish)1
Sebastes crameri (Rockfish)1
Sebastes diploproa (Splitnose rockfish)1
Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish)1
Sebastes maliger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes pinniger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes serranoides (Rockfish)1
Sigmops gracilis (Slender fangjaw)2
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)3
Stenobrachius nannochir (Garnet lampfish)1
Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)1

Predators

Ommastrephes bartramii (red flying squid)[2]

Distribution

Canada; Emperor Seamount Chain; Hawaii (USA); Japan; Kuroshio Current; Northwest Pacific: Japan.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest;

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Citations

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1Diet of the mesopelagic fish Notoscopelus japonicus (Family: Myctophidae) associated with the continental slope off the Pacific coast of Honshu, Japan, Uchikawa, Kazuhisa; Yamamura, Orio; Kitagawa, Daiji; Sakurai, Yasunori, Fisheries Science, 68(5): 1034-1040, 2002
2Feeding habits of neon flying squid Ommastrephes bartramii in the transitional region of the central North Pacific, Hikaru Watanabe, Tsunemi Kubodera, Taro Ichii, Shigeyuki Kawahara, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 266: 173–184, 2004
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