Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Myctophiformes > Myctophidae > Hygophum > Hygophum hygomii

Hygophum hygomii (Lanternfish; Hygom's lanternfish; Bermuda lantern fish)

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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Beryx splendens (Alfonsin)[2]
Himantolophus appelii (Prickly anglerfish)[2]


Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[4]
Lampritrema miescheri[4]
Polyipnicola hygophi[4]
Reimericotyle ceratoscopeli[4]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[4]


Agulhas Current; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Australia; Azores Islands; Bear Seamount; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Chile; Cuba; Cyprus; East Central Australian Shelf; Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Mauritania including the Mediterranean, and from Angola to South Africa. Western Atlantic: Canada to 20°N and from Brazil to Subtropical Convergence. Also Indian (24°S-40°S) and Pacific (15°S-20°S) Oceans (Ref. 4066).; Egypt; France; Gibraltar; Greece; Gulf of Mexico; Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Israel; Italy; Juan Fernández Islands; Lebanon; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Madeira Islands; Malta; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Morocco; Namibia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Peru; Portugal; South Africa; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Spain; Syrian Arab Republic; Tasman Sea; Tunisia; Turkey; USA (contiguous states); Western Sahara;

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.
3Feeding ecology of three myctophid species at the Great Meteor Seamount (North-east Atlantic), Christian Pusch; Sigrid Schnack-Schiel; Elke Mizdalski; Hein von Westernhagen, Arch. Fish. Mar. Res. 51(1-3), 2004, 251–271
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London