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

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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).