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Lampris immaculatus (Moonfish; Opah; Southern moonfish; Southern opah)

Synonyms: Lampris immaculata
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Wikipedia Abstract

Lampris immaculatus, commonly known as the southern opah or southern moonfish, is a species of fish native to the Southern Ocean.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Somniosus antarcticus (southern sleeper shark)[2]


Parasitized by 
Lampritrema miescheri[2]


Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Southwest; Australia; Circumglobal in the southern hemisphere between 34°S and the Antarctic Polar Front.; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Diet of the southern opah Lampris immaculatus on the Patagonian Shelf; the significance of the squid Moroteuthis ingens and anthropogenic plastic, George D. Jackson, Nicole G. Buxton, Magnus J. A. George, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 206: 261–271, 2000
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.
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