List of Deep-water Fishes reported from Argentina
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Table 1: 173 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 10 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 183 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 173 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Aiakas krefftinative   bathydemersal640 - 800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Aiakas zinorumnative   bathydemersal550 - 630 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish  bathypelagic640 - 1591 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus productusnative Smalleye smooth-head  bathydemersal1150 - 3500 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus verrucosusnative Warty dory  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja frerichsinative Thickbody skate  bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja georgiananative Antarctic starry skate  bathydemersal20 - 350 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  bathypelagic350 - 3000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus mikhailininative Mikhailin's scabbardfish  benthopelagic905 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  bathypelagic100 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  bathypelagic300 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias polydactylusnative   bathypelagic25 - 1100 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago albescensnative Hairy conger Congrio bathydemersal270 - 1700 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus aternative Winged dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus nigerrimusnative Scaleless dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus antarcticusnative Antarctic deepsea smelt  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja griseocaudanative Graytail skate  bathydemersal94 - 585 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja papilioniferanative   bathydemersal940 - 1040 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja schroederinative Whitemouth skate  bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus elongatusnative Elongate frostfish  benthopelagic178 - 950 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  bathydemersal110 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys indicusnative Lanternfish  bathypelagic25 - 900 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys photothoraxnative Spurcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys supralateralisnative Stubby lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus acaecusnative Appendageless snailfish  bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus aculeolatusnative Small-spine snailfish  bathydemersal540 - 700 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus cactiformisnative   bathydemersal399 - 536 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus macranchusnative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius fasciatusnative Greenland manefish  bathypelagic100 - 420 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Cataetyx messierinative   bathydemersal140 - 1649 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Centriscops humerosusnative Banded yellowfish  bathydemersal35 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Centrolophus nigernative Rudderfish  bathypelagic40 - 1050 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish  bathydemersal180 - 1600 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium granulatumnative Granular dogfish  bathypelagic 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus macracanthusnative Largespine velvet dogfish  bathydemersal650 - 920 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  bathypelagic391 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus minimusnative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon nigernative Black swallower  pelagic-oceanic700 - 2745 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus fasciatusnative Banded whiptail Granadero bathydemersal73 - 1086 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus kaiyomarunative Campbell whiptail  bathydemersal625 - 1150 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mariniinative Marini's grenadier  benthopelagic200 - 600 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides filicaudanative Grenadier  bathypelagic2500 - 5000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides subserrulatusnative Longrayed whiptail  bathydemersal900 - 1180 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus granulosusnative Fathead  bathydemersal150 - 1250 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Crossostomus chilensisnative   bathydemersal438 - 548 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus bertelseninative Bertelsen's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus hudsoninative Hudson's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus metopoclampusnative Spothead lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1085 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus mollisnative Soft lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus subtilisnative   bathypelagic40 - 750 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Diastobranchus capensisnative Basketwork eel  bathydemersal183 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus trachydermanative Ray  bathydemersal93 - 450 
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark  bathydemersal10 - 900 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon cryomargaritesnative Messmate  bathydemersal400 - 1441 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 4200 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona carlsberginative Electron subantarctic  bathypelagic1 - 1008 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona subasperanative Rough lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish  bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus bigelowinative Blurred smooth lantern shark  benthopelagic163 - 1000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus gracilispinisnative Broadbanded lanternshark  benthopelagic70 - 1000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus granulosusnative Southern lanternshark  bathydemersal220 - 1620 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark  benthopelagic 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus blacodesnative Pink cusk-eel Abadejo bathydemersal22 - 1000 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus konginative Austral cod  bathydemersal55 - 1500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus nicholsinative Nichol's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax conspersusnative Saddled moray  bathydemersal100 - 310 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling  bathypelagic450 - 3000 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus lengerichinative   bathydemersal 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark  bathydemersal 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus appeliinative Prickly footballfish  bathypelagic338 - 1360 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Hoplunnis tenuisnative Spotted pike-conger  bathydemersal130 - 420 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus billsamnative   bathypelagic400 - 900 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Hyperoglyphe antarcticanative Bluenose warehou  benthopelagic40 - 1500 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus atlanticusnative Black dragonfish  bathypelagic1239 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus fasciolanative Ribbon sawtail fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena luminosanative Luminous lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena notialisnative Notal lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus australisnative Southern lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampichthys procerusnative Blackhead lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion ensiferusnative Patagonian codling  bathypelagic800 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias gladiatornative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Letholycus magellanicusnative   bathydemersal580 - 900 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Letholycus microphthalmusnative   bathydemersal115 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  bathypelagic25 - 800 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius gastrophysusnative Blackfin goosefish  bathydemersal40 - 700 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Luciosudis normaninative Paperbones  bathypelagic500 - 800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys bachmanninative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodonus malvinensisnative   bathydemersal800 - 2044 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis affinisnative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis macrogeneionnative Longfin barracudina  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus carinatusnative Ridge scaled rattail  bathydemersal200 - 1200 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus holotrachysnative Bigeye grenadier Granadero grande bathydemersal300 - 1400 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus whitsoninative Whitson's grenadier  bathypelagic400 - 3185 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis prionosanative Southern barracudina  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus occidentalisnative Western softhead grenadier  bathydemersal140 - 1945 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish Yoalaakaci bathypelagic271 - 1524 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus stehmanninative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish  bathypelagic100 - 4500 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus gracilisnative Pelagic cod  bathypelagic150 - 3613 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma gelatinosumnative Limp eelpout  bathypelagic44 - 2561 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias bartonbeaninative Scaleless black dragonfish  bathypelagic25 - 2000 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius tasmanicusnative   demersal 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Metelectrona ventralisnative Flaccid lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Mirognathus normaninative Norman's smooth-head  bathypelagic1500 - 3000 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus americanusnative   bathydemersal600 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum affinenative Metallic lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum obtusirostrenative Bluntsnout lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine debueninative   bathydemersal 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine fernholminative   bathydemersal135 - 1480 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1100 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Nemamyxine krefftinative   bathydemersal80 - 800 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Pleuronectiformes Achiropsettidae Neoachiropsetta milfordinative Finless flounder  bathydemersal100 - 1000 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus rhomboidalisnative Spiky oreo  bathypelagic200 - 1240 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  bathypelagic70 - 1650 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  benthopelagic125 - 3285 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  bathypelagic25 - 700 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Notolycodes schmidtinative   bathydemersal400 - 800 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon fernandezianusnative Orange bellowfish Pez trompeta bathydemersal150 - 580 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  bathypelagic777 - 2121 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Oidiphorus brevisnative   bathydemersal135 - 900 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes notiusnative   bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Perciformes Gempylidae Paradiplospinus antarcticusnative Antarctic escolar  bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis aspersusnative   bathydemersal800 - 846 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis hubbsinative   bathydemersal1200 - 1600 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Piedrabuenia ringueletinative   bathydemersal480 - 570 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Plesienchelys stehmanninative   bathydemersal340 - 975 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Mero demersal40 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum choriodonnative Gaptooth lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum parallelumnative Parallel lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum tenisoninative Tenison’s lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Psammobatis rutrumnative Spade sand skate  bathydemersal73 - 150 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Pseudocyttus maculatusnative Smooth oreo dory  bathydemersal400 - 1500 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes marmoratusnative   demersal 
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish  bathypelagic100 - 3500 
Perciformes Epigonidae Rosenblattia robustanative Stout cardinalfish  bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchoides krefftinative Twin-striped pearleye  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Scopelopsis multipunctatusnative Multispotted lanternfish  bathypelagic3 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus lepidusnative Blackfin waryfish  benthopelagic70 - 1404 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus boanative Boa catshark  bathydemersal329 - 676 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus haeckeliinative Freckled catshark  demersal 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Sio nordenskjoldiinative Nordenskjold's bigscale  bathypelagic200 - 3000 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus antarcticusnative Southern sleeper shark  benthopelagic485 - 1150 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Squaliolus laticaudusnative Spined pygmy shark  bathypelagic200 - 1200 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog  benthopelagic29 - 600 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish  bathypelagic400 - 3676 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias affinisnative Günther's boafish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  bathypelagic200 - 2173 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias longibarbatusnative Longbarb scaly dragonfish  bathypelagic400 - 1463 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus barnardinative Barnards lanternfishes  bathypelagic100 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus boopsnative Bogue lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  bathypelagic400 - 1550 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus jacksonensisnative Blackflash ribbonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Trigonolampa miricepsnative Threelight dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Phycidae Urophycis cirratanative Gulf hake Brótola bathydemersal27 - 684 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Volodichthys herwiginative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Volodichthys smirnovinative   bathydemersal 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Woodsia meyerwaardeninative Austral lightfish  bathypelagic 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis conchifernative Silvery John dory San Pedro benthopelagic50 - 600 
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