Alepisaurus


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Noun1.Alepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishesAlepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
lancet fish, lancetfish, wolffish - large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
handsaw fish - a soft-finned fish of the genus Alepisaurus
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Alepisaurus ferox is distributed from the southern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to Chile and to Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk, as well as the Atlantic Ocean.
Taxonomic status of Pelichnibothrium speciosum Monticelli 1889 (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) a mysterious parasite of Alepisaurus ferox Lowe (Teleostei: Alepisauridae) and Prionace glauca (L.
Randall & Dooley (1974) indicated this species was known only on the basis of the holotype from Mauritius and an additional specimen from Madras, India, lodged at the Australian Museum, although they provisionally identified South Pacific postlarval Hoplolatilus from Alepisaurus and Thunnus stomachs as H.
Occurrence of Phronima sedentaria (Forskal, 1775) (Amphipoda: Hyperiidea) in the stomach of the longnose lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox (Lowe, 1833) (Aulepiformes, Alepisauroidei) in the north and tropical Atlantic Ocean.
of [+ or -] SD stomachs with Species specimens (cm) fresh remains Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 29 120 [+ or -] 15 26 Scombridae Acanthoeybium 7 136 [+ or -] 18 7 solandri Thunnus alalunga 16 109 [+ or -] 6 15 Thunnus albacares 6 147 [+ or -] 7 6 Thunnus obesus 24 107 [+ or -] 22 24 Xiphiidae Xiphias gladius 8 126 [+ or -] 32 6 Isiophoridae Istiophorus albicans 4 152 [+ or -] 13 4 Makaira nigricans 8 180 [+ or -] 25 5 Tetrapturus albidus 7 130 [+ or -] 10 7 Tetropturus pfluegeri 30 143 [+ or -] 6 29 Fish Cephalopods Crustaceans Others Species FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 18 67.
Escolar Lepidocybium flavobrunneum 1208 Great barracuda Sphyraena barracuda 32 Lancetfish (LN) Alepisaurus ferox 2788 Lancetfish (SN) Alepisaurus brevirostris -- Lancetfishes Alepisaurus spp.