Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Myctophiformes > Myctophidae > Nannobrachium > Nannobrachium achirus

Nannobrachium achirus (Lantern fish; Cripplefin lanternfish)

Synonyms: Lampanyctus achirus
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Spanish


Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[2]
Balaenoptera borealis (Sei Whale)[2]
Hoplostethus atlanticus (Slimehead)[2]
Onykia ingens (warty squid)[2]
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)[2]


Agulhas Current; Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Australia; Chile; Circumglobal from the Subtropical Convergence to south of the Antarctic Polar Front at Weddell-Scotia confluence and northern reaches of Ross Sea, and extending northwards to 21°S in meridional currents.; East Central Australian Shelf; Humboldt Current; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Juan Fernández Islands; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Peru; South Africa; Tasman Sea;

External References



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.
3Pakhomov, E.A. and Bushula, T. and Kaehler, S. and Watkins, B.P. and Leslie, R.W. (2006) Structure and distribution of the slope fish community in the vicinity of the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Archipelago. Journal of Fish Biology, 68 (6). pp. 1834-1866