Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Osmeriformes > Bathylagidae > Bathylagus > Bathylagus antarcticus

Bathylagus antarcticus (Antarctic big-eye smelt; Antarctic deepsea smelt)

Synonyms: Bathylagus glacialis
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Bathylagus antarcticus, the Antarctic deep-sea smelt, is a deep-sea smelt found in all the southern oceans as far south as Antarctica, to depths of 4,000 metres (13,000 ft). This species grows to a length of 14 centimetres (5.5 in) SL.
View Wikipedia Record: Bathylagus antarcticus

Prey / Diet

Ningaui yvonnae (Southern Ningaui)[1]


Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[1]
Onykia ingens (warty squid)[2]


Parasitized by 
Lecithochirium whitei[3]


South Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Southern Ocean: circum-Antarctic.;

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.
2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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