List of Deep-water Fishes reported from Brazil
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Table 1: 360 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 7 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: 367 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 360 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Acanthonus armatusnative Bony-eared assfish  bathypelagic1171 - 4415 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish  bathypelagic640 - 1591 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  bathypelagic 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus verrucosusnative Warty dory  bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia combatianative Shortspine boarfish Galo-do-fundo bathydemersal115 - 585 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  bathypelagic350 - 3000 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus parvipinnisnative Smallfin catshark  bathydemersal600 - 1380 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina striatanative Striated argentine Manjubão bathypelagic100 - 600 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  bathypelagic100 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus affinisnative Pacific hatchet fish  bathypelagic1 - 3872 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  bathypelagic300 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma melanumnative Brown driftfish  bathydemersal180 - 600 
Anguilliformes Congridae Ariosoma opistophthalmumendemic   bathydemersal110 - 600 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias lunifernative   bathypelagic120 - 1280 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes macropogonnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes micropogonnative   bathypelagic120 - 600 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Aulotrachichthys argyrophanusnative Western luminous roughy  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina acuticepsnative Southern snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Barathrites parrinative   bathypelagic1270 - 3000 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Barathrodemus manatinusnative   benthopelagic1060 - 1318 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago albescensnative Hairy conger  bathydemersal270 - 1700 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassogigas gilliinative   bathydemersal637 - 2239 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassozetus compressusnative Abyssal assfish  bathydemersal1134 - 5456 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassozetus normalisnative   bathydemersal1760 - 5062 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassozetus robustusnative Robust assfish  bathydemersal1035 - 4420 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus aternative Winged dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus irregularisnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus nigerrimusnative Scaleless dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus pawneeinative Pawnee dragonfish  bathypelagic100 - 3000 
Perciformes Serranidae Bathyanthias roseusnative   bathydemersal100 - 300 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bathycongrus bullisinative Bullish conger  bathydemersal366 - 475 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathymicrops regisnative   bathydemersal3300 - 5782 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bathyonus laticepsnative   bathydemersal1280 - 4775 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois filiferusnative   bathydemersal1055 - 2835 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois grallatornative Tripodfish  bathydemersal878 - 4720 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois perceptornative   bathydemersal700 - 1600 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois phenaxnative Blackfin spiderfish  bathydemersal800 - 2657 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois quadrifilisnative   bathydemersal402 - 1408 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja schroederinative Whitemouth skate  bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish Peixe-lagarto bathydemersal600 - 3500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathytroctes squamosusnative Deepscale slickhead  bathypelagic1000 - 2060 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops heterurusnative Squaretail duckbill  demersal50 - 400 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  bathypelagic 
Torpediniformes Narcinidae Benthobatis krefftinative   bathydemersal420 - 527 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Benthocometes robustusnative   bathydemersal500 - 1000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus elongatusnative Elongate frostfish  benthopelagic178 - 950 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tenuisnative Slender frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 2500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys distofaxnative   pelagic-oceanic100 - 690 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys photothoraxnative Spurcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Bonapartia pedaliotanative Longray fangjaw  bathypelagic100 - 1200 
Perciformes Bramidae Brama dussumierinative Lesser bream Palombeta pelagic-neritic1 - 300 
Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Bregmaceros cantorinative Striped codlet  bathypelagic450 - 475 
Lophiiformes Diceratiidae Bufoceratias wedlinative   bathypelagic300 - 1750 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Cataetyx messierinative   bathydemersal140 - 1649 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Centriscops humerosusnative Banded yellowfish  bathydemersal35 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Draconettidae Centrodraco oregonusnative Brazilian slope dragonet  bathydemersal229 - 411 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  bathydemersal50 - 1440 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish  bathydemersal150 - 3700 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus owstoniinative Roughskin dogfish  bathydemersal100 - 1500 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  bathypelagic400 - 4400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensisnative Madeira lantern fish  bathypelagic51 - 1480 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  bathypelagic391 - 2056 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Chascanopsetta lugubrisnative Pelican flounder Linguado bathydemersal60 - 3210 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus minimusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  bathydemersal50 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus brasiliensisnative   bathydemersal 
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus aspernative Roughskin spurdog  bathydemersal200 - 650 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys cornutusnative Horned whiff Linguado bathydemersal30 - 400 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys dinocerosnative Spined whiff Linguado bathydemersal180 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atlanticanative Atlantic sabretooth  bathypelagic50 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus caribbaeusnative Blackfin grenadier Peixe-rato bathydemersal200 - 700 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mariniinative Marini's grenadier Peixe-rato benthopelagic200 - 600 
Anguilliformes Colocongridae Coloconger meadinative   bathydemersal650 - 925 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Conocara macropterumnative Longfin smooth-head  bathypelagic800 - 2200 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier  bathypelagic282 - 5180 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus granulosusnative Fathead  bathydemersal150 - 1250 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone albanative Bristlemouth  bathypelagic25 - 4938 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  bathypelagic10 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone parapallidanative Shadow bristlemouth  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pseudopallidanative Slender bristlemouth  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dactylobatus armatusnative Skilletskate  bathydemersal300 - 900 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dactylobatus clarkiinative Hookskate  bathydemersal475 - 1000 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Dalatias lichanative Kitefin shark  bathydemersal37 - 1800 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus anderseninative Andersen's lantern fish  bathypelagic100 - 560 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus bertelseninative Bertelsen's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus brachycephalusnative Short-headed lantern fish  bathypelagic200 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus effulgensnative Headlight fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus fragilisnative Fragile lantern fish  bathypelagic15 - 1313 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus garmaninative Garman's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus hudsoninative Hudson's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus meadinative Mead's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus metopoclampusnative Spothead lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1085 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus mollisnative Soft lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus ostenfeldinative Ostenfeld's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus problematicusnative Problematic lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 820 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus splendidusnative Horned lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus subtilisnative   bathypelagic40 - 750 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Diastobranchus capensisnative Basketwork eel  bathydemersal183 - 2000 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus atlanticusnative Atlantic batfish Peixe-morcego bathydemersal45 - 1300 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Dicrolene kanazawainative   bathydemersal1334 - 2342 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Diplacanthopoma brachysomanative   bathydemersal460 - 1670 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos australisnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar  benthopelagic50 - 1000 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus diehlinative Thorny tail skate Raia-de-cauda-espinhosa bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus leptocaudanative Thintail skate  bathydemersal400 - 521 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus teevaninative Prickly brown ray  bathydemersal320 - 940 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteroides binocularisnative   bathypelagic960 - 1200 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteryx anascopanative   bathypelagic675 - 900 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Dolichosudis fuliginosanative   bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Dysommina rugosanative   benthopelagic260 - 775 
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 rissonative Electric lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1485 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish  bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus menezesinative   bathydemersal250 - 530 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus multidensnative   bathydemersal239 - 770 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Eretmichthys pinnatusnative   bathydemersal1355 - 2820 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis oculatusnative Queen snapper Pargo mariquita bathydemersal100 - 450 
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 hillianusnative Caribbean lanternshark  bathydemersal180 - 717 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark  benthopelagic 
Lampriformes Lophotidae Eumecichthys fiskinative Unicorn crestfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Bramidae Eumegistus brevortinative Tropical pomfret Olho-de-Ovo bathypelagic384 - 1317 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias dendriticusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias filifernative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias fissibarbisnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias ignotusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias longibarbanative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macronemanative Bigbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macrurusnative Yellowstem dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias obscurusnative   bathypelagic20 - 1900 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias tetranemanative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Evoxymetopon taeniatusnative Channel scabbardfish Tirante benthopelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus agassiziinative Spotfin dragonet Mandarim bathydemersal48 - 700 
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus dagmaraenative Dagmar’s dragonet  bathydemersal 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus mincaroneinative Southern sawtail catshark Tubarão-cauda-de-serra-do-sul bathydemersal 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Lanceta pelagic-oceanic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus blacodesnative Pink cusk-eel Congro-rosa bathydemersal22 - 1000 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Glossanodon pygmaeusnative Pygmy argentine  bathypelagic92 - 458 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gonichthys barnesinative Barne's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Gonostoma atlanticumnative Atlantic fangjaw  bathypelagic50 - 1352 
Rajiformes Rajidae Gurgesiella atlanticanative Atlantic pygmy skate  bathydemersal374 - 480 
Rajiformes Rajidae Gurgesiella dorsaliferanative Onefin skate  bathydemersal470 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus nicholsinative Nichol's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax conspersusnative Saddled moray  bathydemersal100 - 310 
Myliobatiformes Gymnuridae Gymnura micruranative Smooth butterfly ray Arraia demersal 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosauropsis macrochirnative Abyssal halosaur  bathydemersal1100 - 3300 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Haptenchelys texisnative   bathydemersal2121 - 4086 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera  bathydemersal200 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish  bathydemersal50 - 1100 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark  bathydemersal 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Heterophotus ophistomanative Wingfin snaggletooth  bathypelagic790 - 1420 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus australisnative   benthopelagic950 - 3001 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Holcomycteronus squamosusnative   bathydemersal1147 - 5055 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus occidentalisnative Atlantic Roughy  bathypelagic485 - 550 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Hoplunnis tenuisnative Spotted pike-conger  bathydemersal130 - 420 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hanseninative Hansen's lanternfish  bathypelagic57 - 728 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum taaninginative Tåning’s lanternfish  bathypelagic250 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus billsamnative   bathypelagic400 - 900 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus atlanticusnative Black dragonfish  bathypelagic1239 - 2000 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark Cação luminosos bathypelagic 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Kali kerbertinative   bathypelagic200 - 4465 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Labichthys carinatusnative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena anomalanative Anomalous lanternfish  bathypelagic330 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena luminosanative Luminous lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena notialisnative Notal lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena speculigeranative Mirror lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus australisnative Southern lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus festivusnative Festive lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 1052 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus lepidolychnusnative Mermaid lanternfish  bathypelagic312 - 332 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus nobilisnative Noble lampfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus tenuiformisnative Slender lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus vadulusnative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampichthys procerusnative Blackhead lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah Peixe-papagaio bathypelagic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Lamprogrammus brunswiginative   benthopelagic800 - 1600 
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  benthopelagic200 - 1100 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Leptoderma macropsnative Grenadier smooth-head  bathydemersal500 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias gladiatornative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops affinisnative Barracudina  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops jayakarinative Pacific barracudina  bathypelagic50 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium atlanticumnative Atlantic barracudina  bathypelagic50 - 1270 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestrolepis intermedianative   bathypelagic35 - 1320 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Leucicorus atlanticusnative   bathydemersal4580 - 6800 
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 Lófio bathydemersal40 - 700 
Lampriformes Lophotidae Lophotus lacepedenative Crested oarfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Loweina raranative Laura's lantern fish  bathypelagic1 - 1050 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lucigadus orinative Bronze whiptail  bathydemersal120 - 1153 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Luciobrotula brasiliensisnative   benthopelagic1055 - 1173 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Luciosudis normaninative Paperbones  bathypelagic500 - 800 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis atlanticanative Duckbill barracudina  pelagic-oceanic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus laevisnative Softhead grenadier  bathydemersal200 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus occidentalisnative Western softhead grenadier  bathydemersal140 - 1945 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Malacocephalus okamurainative   bathydemersal229 - 411 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw  bathypelagic500 - 3886 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Manducus maderensisnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Margrethia obtusirostranative Bighead portholefish  bathypelagic100 - 1739 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola Peixe-lua bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus stehmanninative   bathypelagic 
Lamniformes Megachasmidae Megachasma pelagiosnative Megamouth shark  pelagic-oceanic5 - 600 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  bathypelagic100 - 1700 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus zugmayerinative Arrowtail  bathypelagic991 - 3000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias bartonbeaninative Scaleless black dragonfish  bathypelagic25 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias biseriatusnative   bathypelagic620 - 760 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias melanopsnative   bathypelagic350 - 1024 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias nigernative Fangtooth dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias tentaculatusnative Tentacle dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 950 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Mentodus rostratusnative   bathypelagic980 - 2100 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Microstoma microstomanative Slender argentine  bathypelagic 
Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae Mitsukurina owstoninative Goblin shark Tubarão-gnomo bathydemersal30 - 1300 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa grimaldiinative Mirrorbelly  bathypelagic 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Monolene sessilicaudanative Deepwater flounder Linguado bathydemersal150 - 550 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus agassiziinative   benthopelagic48 - 1125 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus americanusnative   bathydemersal600 - 800 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus higmaninative Smalleye smooth-hound Cação demersal1 - 900 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum affinenative Metallic lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum asperumnative Prickly lanternfish  bathypelagic244 - 1948 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nitidulumnative Pearly lanternfish  bathypelagic412 - 1537 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum obtusirostrenative Bluntsnout lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum phengodesnative Bright lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum selenopsnative Wisner's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 500 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine sotoinative   bathydemersal690 - 810 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1100 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium lineatumnative   bathypelagic60 - 1150 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  bathypelagic914 - 1646 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Nemamyxine krefftinative   bathydemersal80 - 800 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  bathypelagic100 - 4337 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites braziliensisnative   bathydemersal320 - 410 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites monocellatusnative   benthopelagic115 - 440 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites ocellatusnative   benthopelagic45 - 640 
Perciformes Gempylidae Neoepinnula americananative American sackfish  benthopelagic184 - 457 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  bathypelagic70 - 1650 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus macrolepidotusnative Large-scaled lantern fish  bathypelagic300 - 1180 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus microchirnative Shortfin neoscopelid  bathypelagic250 - 700 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish  benthopelagic200 - 1200 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma melanurumnative Blackfin sorcerer  bathypelagic37 - 1647 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier  benthopelagic200 - 2320 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Normichthys yahganorumnative   bathypelagic 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus sexspinisnative Spiny-back eel  bathydemersal360 - 1300 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  bathypelagic25 - 700 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Notolycodes schmidtinative   bathydemersal400 - 800 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon fernandezianusnative Orange bellowfish Beija-flor bathydemersal150 - 580 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  bathypelagic777 - 2121 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger  benthopelagic10 - 2000 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis noronhainative Bigeye sand tiger shark Mangona pelagic-oceanic60 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Odontomacrurus murrayinative Roundhead grenadier  bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes notiusnative   bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Opisthoproctus soleatusnative Barrel-eye  bathypelagic300 - 800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara alepidotumnative   bathydemersal788 - 910 
Perciformes Gempylidae Paradiplospinus antarcticusnative Antarctic escolar  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Paralepis elongatanative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Parascombrops spinosusnative Keelcheek bass  bathydemersal87 - 544 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Penopus microphthalmusnative   bathydemersal960 - 3535 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion miniatumnative Armored searobin Cabrinha-de-chifre bathydemersal64 - 910 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion thompsoninative Rimspine searobin Cabrinha-de-chifre bathydemersal115 - 475 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion truncatumnative Black armoured searobin Cabrinha bathydemersal155 - 910 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Phosichthys argenteusnative Silver lightfish  bathypelagic300 - 1050 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus karreraenative   benthopelagic100 - 800 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus kaupinative   bathydemersal260 - 365 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta beaniinative Deepwater dab  bathydemersal155 - 1636 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Pollichthys maulinative Stareye lightfish  bathypelagic100 - 600 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus laternatusnative   bathydemersal370 - 500 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme thaeocorylanative   bathydemersal213 - 1400 
Polymixiiformes Polymixiidae Polymixia loweinative Beardfish  bathydemersal50 - 600 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish  demersal40 - 600 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Porogadus abyssalisnative   bathydemersal 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Porogadus catenanative   bathydemersal1180 - 3500 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Porogadus milesnative Slender cuskeel  bathydemersal1000 - 5055 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Psammobatis rutrumnative Spade sand skate  bathydemersal73 - 150 
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes cyanophrysnative Freckled driftfish Rombudo bathypelagic20 - 550 
Anguilliformes Congridae Pseudophichthys splendensnative Purplemouthed conger  bathydemersal37 - 1647 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus altipinnisnative   bathypelagic30 - 2390 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus pierbartusnative   bathypelagic829 - 1770 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus scriptusnative   bathypelagic250 - 1370 
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Pseudotriakis microdonnative False catshark  bathydemersal173 - 1890 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella purpuriventralisnative Purplebelly skate  bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella sadowskiinative Brazilian skate  bathydemersal1067 - 1353 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Saccogaster parvaendemic   bathydemersal 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Schroederichthys saurisqualusnative Lizard catshark Tubarão-lagartixa bathydemersal122 - 435 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Schroederichthys tenuisnative Slender catshark Tubarão lagartixa do norte bathydemersal72 - 410 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchoides danaenative Dana pearleye  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus guentherinative Staring pearleye  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus michaelsarsinative Bigfin pearleye  bathypelagic256 - 500 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Scopelengys tristisnative Pacific blackchin  bathypelagic400 - 1830 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Scopelopsis multipunctatusnative Multispotted lanternfish  bathypelagic3 - 2000 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus haeckeliinative Freckled catshark Cação-gata demersal 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer beaniinative Stout sawpalate  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer schmidtinative   bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Setarchidae Setarches guentherinative Channeled rockfish  benthopelagic150 - 780 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish  bathypelagic25 - 4740 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Snyderidia caninanative   bathydemersal110 - 1762 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus antarcticusnative Southern sleeper shark  benthopelagic485 - 1150 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Squaliolus laticaudusnative Spined pygmy shark Cação-espinho bathypelagic200 - 1200 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog  benthopelagic29 - 600 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Stemonidium hypomelasnative Black serrivomerid eel  bathypelagic500 - 1229 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis intermedianative   bathypelagic50 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis siliquiventernative   bathypelagic40 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish  bathypelagic400 - 3676 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx pseudobscuranative Highlight hatchetfish  bathypelagic800 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias affinisnative Günther's boafish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  bathypelagic200 - 2173 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias brevibarbatusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias longibarbatusnative Longbarb scaly dragonfish  bathypelagic400 - 1463 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis atroxnative Fierce pike smelt  bathypelagic30 - 2250 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis hyalinanative   bathypelagic200 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus barnardinative Barnards lanternfishes  bathypelagic100 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus rufinusnative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus veranyinative Large-scale lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus ginsburginative Ginsburg's tonguefish Língua-de-mulata bathydemersal103 - 300 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus marginatusnative Margined tonguefish Língua-de-mulata bathydemersal37 - 750 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Synagrops bellusnative Blackmouth bass  bathydemersal60 - 910 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus brevidorsalisnative Shortdorsal cutthroat eel  benthopelagic900 - 3000 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel  bathydemersal120 - 4800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  bathypelagic400 - 1550 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys minimusnative Waistcoat lanternfish  bathypelagic90 - 800 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Talismania antillarumnative Antillean smooth-head  bathypelagic455 - 1460 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Talismania homopteranative Hairfin smooth-head  bathypelagic560 - 1690 
Lophiiformes Thaumatichthyidae Thaumatichthys binghaminative   bathydemersal1100 - 3200 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Thysanactis dentexnative Broomfin dragonfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus jacksonensisnative Blackflash ribbonfish  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Uncisudis advenanative   bathypelagic813 - 997 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Uncisudis quadrimaculatanative   bathypelagic500 - 600 
Gadiformes Phycidae Urophycis cirratanative Gulf hake Abrótea bathydemersal27 - 684 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish  bathypelagic20 - 5000 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish  bathypelagic50 - 1500 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Winteria telescopanative Binocular fish  bathypelagic400 - 2500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  bathypelagic100 - 2650 
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Xenolepidichthys dalgleishinative Spotted tinselfish  benthopelagic128 - 885 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Xyelacyba myersinative Gargoyle cusk  bathydemersal984 - 2500 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish  benthopelagic 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Zenion hololepisnative   bathydemersal180 - 700 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Zenion longipinnisnative   bathydemersal200 - 450 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis conchifernative Silvery John dory Peixe-galo benthopelagic50 - 600 
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