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Arctozenus risso (Spotted barracudina; White barracudina; Ribbon barracudina; Barracudina)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Arctozenus risso, the Spotted barracudina or Ribbon barracudina, is a species of barracudina found in oceans worldwide in the meso- and bathypelagic zone down to abound 2,200 metres (7,200 ft). This species grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus. It is an important forage species for many pelagic predators, such as cephalopods, common dolphins, and albacore.
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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
Saguenay - St. Lawrence Marine Park National Marine Conservation Area II 310822 Canada

Prey / Diet

Centropages typicus[1]
Gonatus fabricii (boreoatlantic armhook squid)[1]
Thysanoessa inermis[1]
Thysanoessa longipes[1]



Parasitized by 
Nybelinia africana[4]


Aegean Sea; Agulhas Current; Albania; Algeria; Antarctic; Arabian Sea; Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Australia; Azores Islands; Barents Sea; Bay of Bengal; Bear Seamount; Benguela Current; California Current; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Chile; East Bering Sea; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; East Greenland Shelf/Sea; Egypt; Faeroe Islands; Falkland Is. (Malvinas); Faroe Plateau; France; Galician Shelf; Gibraltar; Greece; Greenland; Guinea Current; Gulf of Alaska; Hawaii (USA); Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; Iceland; Iceland Shelf/Sea; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Juan Fernández Islands; Kerguelen Islands; Kuril Islands; Kuroshio Current; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Madeira Islands; Malta; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mexico; Monaco; Morocco; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Oyashio Current; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Patagonian Shelf; Russian Federation; Scotian Shelf; Scotland (UK); Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk; Seychelles; Somali Coastal Current; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Spain; Tasman Sea; Tunisia; Turkey; USA (contiguous states); United Kingdom; West Bering Sea; West Greenland Shelf; Worldwide distribution from the Arctic to Antarctic. Eastern Pacific: British Columbia (55°N) to at least north central Baja California (28°N) (Ref. 35950). Northwest Pacific: Bering Sea, Kamchatka, Kuril Islands (Ref. 41668).;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Feeding habits and trophic levels of Mediterranean fish, Konstantinos I. Stergiou & Vasiliki S. Karpouzi, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 11: 217–254, 2002
3Food and Feeding of Ocean Redfish (Sebastes mentella Travin) in the North Atlantic, Concepción González and Isabel Bruno, NAFO SCR Doc. 97/92 (1997)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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