Chiasmodontidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333 : 323

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5618957

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A57-FFD5-34F2-FD38D8472881

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Chiasmodontidae
status

 

Family Chiasmodontidae  

Chiasmodon niger Johnson, 1864   —Black swallower

Two specimens, one of them measuring 15 cm TL, were caught at depths between 786 and 857 m. Habitat and Distribution: meso- to bathypelagic species between 150 and 3,900 m, specimens larger than 45 mm usually between 730–1,900 m. Distributed throughout the tropical and temperate eastern and western North Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, from 95 ºW to 5 ºE and 46 ºN to 5 ºS. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LV (FishBase).