Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Stephanoberyciformes > Melamphaidae > Sio > Sio nordenskjoldii

Sio nordenskjoldii (Bigscale; Nordenskjold's bigscale; Nordenskjold's midnight-fish)

Synonyms: Melamphaes nordenskjoeldii; Sio nordenskjoeldii
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Sio nordenskjoldii, Nordenskjold's bigscale, is a species of ridgehead found in the southern oceans at depths of from 200 to 3,000 metres (660 to 9,840 ft). This species grows to a length of 12.3 centimetres (4.8 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus. This species is of minor importance to commercial fisheries.
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Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: south of 20°S. A single specimen was recorded from the Eastern Central Pacific (Ref. 5189). Record from the North Pacific (Moss, 1962) is in error (Ref. 51657).; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Australia; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Kerguelen Islands; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southwest; South Africa;

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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.
2del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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