Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Myctophiformes > Myctophidae > Gymnoscopelus > Gymnoscopelus bolini

Gymnoscopelus bolini (Lanternfish)

Language: Mandarin Chinese


Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Macquarie Island Nature Reserve Ia 233540 Tasmania, Australia  

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[5]
Elytrophalloides oatesi[5]
Polyipnicola lata[5]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[5]


Antarctic; Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Southwest; Chile; Generally ranges between Antarctic Polar Front and Subtropical Convergence, but with northern extension to about 38°S off Argentina, to 40°S off Chile and to 34°S in the southeast Atlantic.; Humboldt Current; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Patagonian Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters;

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.
3Prey composition and daily rations of myctophid fishes in the Southern Ocean, E. A. Pakhomov, R. Perissinotto, C. D. McQuaid, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 134: 1-14, 1996
4Exploitation of mesoscale oceanographic features by grey-headed albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma in the southern Indian Ocean, D. C. Nel, J. R. E. Lutjeharms, E. A. Pakhomov, I. J. Ansorge, P. G. Ryan, N. T. W. Klages, MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, Vol. 217: 15–26, 2001
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London