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Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish; Patchwork lampfish; Patchwork lanternfish)

Synonyms: Macrostoma quercinum japonicum
Language: Japanese; Mandarin Chinese

Prey / Diet

Candacia columbiae[1]
Euchaeta rimana[1]
Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)[1]
Neocalanus cristatus[1]
Tessarabrachion oculatum[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Ommastrephes bartramii (red flying squid)[2]

Distribution

Canada; Emperor Seamount Chain; Hawaii (USA); Japan; Kuroshio Current; Northwest Pacific: Japan.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest;

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1Diet of the mesopelagic fish Notoscopelus japonicus (Family: Myctophidae) associated with the continental slope off the Pacific coast of Honshu, Japan, Uchikawa, Kazuhisa; Yamamura, Orio; Kitagawa, Daiji; Sakurai, Yasunori, Fisheries Science, 68(5): 1034-1040, 2002
2Feeding habits of neon flying squid Ommastrephes bartramii in the transitional region of the central North Pacific, Hikaru Watanabe, Tsunemi Kubodera, Taro Ichii, Shigeyuki Kawahara, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 266: 173–184, 2004