List of Deep-water Fishes reported from New Zealand
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Table 1: 507 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 21 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 4 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 532 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 507 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Abyssobrotula galatheaenative   bathypelagic3110 - 8370 
Stephanoberyciformes Stephanoberycidae Acanthochaenus luetkeniinative Pricklefish  benthopelagic1655 - 5397 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Aetheliparis taurocanisnative   bathypelagic731 - 869 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   bathypelagic 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  benthopelagic730 - 2560 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish Shortsnouted lancetfish bathypelagic640 - 1591 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish Longsnouted lancetfish bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus australisnative Small scaled brown slickhead Small scaled brown slickhead bathydemersal1000 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Alertichthys blackinative Alert pigfish Alert pigfish bathydemersal458 - 549 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus nigernative Black oreo Black oreo bathypelagic560 - 1300 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus verrucosusnative Warty dory Warty oreo bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja georgiananative Antarctic starry skate Amblyraja georgiana bathydemersal20 - 350 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate Arctic skate bathydemersal140 - 2500 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephorosnative   bathydemersal230 - 282 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth Fangtooth bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Aulopiformes Anotopteridae Anotopterus voraxnative Southern ocean daggertooth Daggertooth bathypelagic 
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia rubicundanative Rosy deepsea boarfish  bathydemersal125 - 340 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora Violet cod bathypelagic350 - 3000 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Antipodocottus megalopsnative   bathydemersal400 - 600 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus mikhailininative Mikhailin's scabbardfish  benthopelagic905 - 2000 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus exsanguisnative   bathydemersal560 - 1200 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus garrickinative   bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyripnus iridescensnative Brilliant pearlside  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish  bathypelagic100 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish Giant hatchetfish bathypelagic300 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish Common hatchetfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus lychnusnative Tropical hatchetfish  bathypelagic200 - 700 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative   bathypelagic100 - 800 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Arhynchobatis asperrimusendemic Longtail skate Longtail skate bathydemersal90 - 1070 
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma luridumnative Ariommid Ariommid bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias polydactylusnative   bathypelagic25 - 1100 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus boopsnative   bathydemersal 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Arnoglossus scaphanative  Witch bathydemersal22 - 392 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Asquamiceps hjortinative Barethroat slickhead  bathypelagic1000 - 2865 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes boulengerinative Boulenger's snaggletooth  bathypelagic12 - 4000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes krefftinative Krefft's snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes psychrolutesnative Temperate snaggletooth  pelagic-oceanic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina acuticepsnative Southern snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia calcaratanative Brown slickhead Brown slickhead bathypelagic350 - 1100 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish Red whalefish bathydemersal120 - 2000 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bassanago bulbicepsnative Swollen-headed conger eel Swollenheaded conger bathydemersal270 - 1100 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus aternative Winged dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus brevisnative   bathypelagic75 - 1650 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus filifernative Sparing  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus vaillantinative   bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus cottoidesnative Codheaded rattail Codheaded rattail bathydemersal1000 - 1600 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagichthys greyaenative Grey's deepsea smelt  bathypelagic25 - 1000 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus antarcticusnative Antarctic deepsea smelt  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathymicrops brevianalisnative   bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois longicaudanative   bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois longifilisnative Feeler fish Feeler fish bathydemersal500 - 5000 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois oddinative   bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja pacificanative   bathydemersal1760 - 1789 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja richardsoninative Richardson's ray Richardson's skate bathydemersal1370 - 2500 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja shuntoviendemic Longnose deep-sea skate Longnose deepsea skate bathydemersal300 - 1470 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathysauropsis gracilisnative Black lizardfish Black lizardfish bathydemersal1055 - 2835 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish Deepsea lizardfish bathydemersal600 - 3500 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops morelandinative Flathead Flathead bathydemersal366 - 395 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus elongatusnative Elongate frostfish Bigeye scabbard fish benthopelagic178 - 950 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 2500 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino Long-finned beryx bathydemersal110 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys longipesnative Popeye lampfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys photothoraxnative Spurcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys supralateralisnative Stubby lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias antarcticusnative Snaggletooth  bathydemersal300 - 2630 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias mononemanative Sickle snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja aenigmanative   bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja albilabiatanative   bathydemersal900 - 1000 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja asperulaendemic Smooth deep-sea skate Smooth deepsea skate bathydemersal200 - 1300 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja heuresanative   bathydemersal870 - 1350 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja levivenetanative   bathydemersal300 - 1200 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja microspiniferanative   bathydemersal600 - 1200 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja spiniferaendemic Prickly deep-sea skate Prickly deepsea skate bathydemersal170 - 1460 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Brochiraja vittacaudanative   bathydemersal629 - 973 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Bythaelurus dawsoniendemic New Zealand catshark Dawson's catshark bathydemersal50 - 1200 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Capromimus abbreviatusnative Capro dory Capro dory bathydemersal87 - 500 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus narilobusnative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus novaezelandiaenative   bathydemersal800 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus pellucicaudanative   bathydemersal 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Cataetyx nikinative  Brown brotula bathydemersal1000 - 1100 
Lophiiformes Caulophrynidae Caulophryne pelagicanative   bathypelagic954 - 2500 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Centriscops humerosusnative Banded yellowfish Banded bellowsfish bathydemersal35 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Centrolophus nigernative Rudderfish Rudderfish bathypelagic40 - 1050 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus squamosusnative Leafscale gulper shark Leafscale gulper shark bathydemersal145 - 2400 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish Portuguese dogfish bathydemersal150 - 3700 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus crepidaternative Longnose velvet dogfish Longnosed velvet dogfish bathydemersal230 - 1500 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus macracanthusnative Largespine velvet dogfish Roughskin dogfish bathydemersal650 - 920 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus owstoniinative Roughskin dogfish Smooth skin dogfish bathydemersal100 - 1500 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus plunketinative Plunket shark Plunket's shark bathydemersal219 - 1550 
Perciformes Cepolidae Cepola haastiiendemic  Red bandfish bathydemersal 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  bathypelagic400 - 4400 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias tentaculatusnative Southern seadevil  bathydemersal100 - 2900 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  bathypelagic391 - 2056 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Cetonurus crassicepsnative Globosehead rattail Globosehead rattail benthopelagic290 - 1490 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne draconative Smooth dreamer  bathypelagic350 - 1750 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne longicepsnative Can-opener smoothdream  bathypelagic500 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish Viperfish bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax mulleusnative Redshoes frogmouth Redshoes frogmouth bathydemersal720 - 1100 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax penicillatusnative Pencil coffinfish  bathydemersal343 - 658 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax reticulatusnative Netted frogmouth Netted frogmouth bathydemersal360 - 950 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax russatusnative Red coffinfish Red coffinfish benthopelagic512 - 1200 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon nigernative Black swallower Black swallower pelagic-oceanic700 - 2745 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera carophilanative Brown chimaera Brown chimaera demersal846 - 1350 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera lignarianative Carpenter's chimaera Giant chimaera bathydemersal400 - 1800 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera pantheraendemic   bathydemersal327 - 1020 
Hexanchiformes Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus anguineusnative Frilled shark Frill shark bathydemersal 
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus barbifernative Mandarin dogfish Mandarin dogfish bathydemersal140 - 650 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atlanticanative Atlantic sabretooth  bathypelagic50 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Coccorella atratanative   bathypelagic300 - 2626 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus acanthigernative Surgeon grenadier Spotty-faced rattail bathydemersal800 - 1500 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus celaenostomusendemic Black lip rattail Black lip rattail bathydemersal606 - 975 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus fasciatusnative Banded whiptail Banded rattail bathydemersal73 - 1086 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus horribilisendemic Horrible rattail Horrible rattail bathydemersal906 - 1142 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus infuscusendemic Dusky rattail Dusky rattail bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus innotabilisnative Notable whiptail Notable rattail bathydemersal554 - 1463 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus kaiyomarunative Campbell whiptail Kaiyomaru rattail bathydemersal625 - 1150 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus matamuanative Mahia whiptail Mahia rattail bathydemersal450 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus maurofasciatusnative Dark banded rattail Dark banded rattail bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mycterismusnative Upturned snout rattail Upturned snout rattail bathydemersal833 - 1150 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus mystaxnative Patterned rattail Patterned rattail bathydemersal457 - 675 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus obscuratusnative   bathydemersal1013 - 1460 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus oliverianusendemic Hawknose grenadier Olivers rattail bathydemersal85 - 1245 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus osipullusnative   bathydemersal600 - 1340 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus parvifasciatusnative Small banded rattail Small banded rattail bathydemersal300 - 800 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus supernasutusnative Supanose rattail Supanose rattail bathydemersal606 - 750 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus trachycarusnative   bathydemersal622 - 1350 
Scorpaeniformes Congiopodidae Congiopodus coriaceusnative Deepsea pigfish Deepsea pigfish bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier Cosmopolitan rattail bathypelagic282 - 5180 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides dossenusnative Humpback whiptail  bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides filicaudanative Grenadier  bathypelagic2500 - 5000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides mcmillaninative McMillan's whiptail  bathypelagic817 - 1400 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides murrayinative Abyssal rattail Abyssal rattail bathydemersal1196 - 2350 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rudisnative Rudis rattail Rudis rattail bathypelagic600 - 2380 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides serrulatusnative Serrulate whiptail Serrulate ratttail bathydemersal540 - 2070 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides striaturusnative Striate whiptail  bathypelagic823 - 1738 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides subserrulatusnative Longrayed whiptail Four rayed rattail bathydemersal900 - 1180 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil Seadevil bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  bathypelagic10 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth  bathypelagic200 - 5301 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pallidanative Tan bristlemouth  bathypelagic16 - 4663 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pseudopallidanative Slender bristlemouth  bathypelagic 
Saccopharyngiformes Cyematidae Cyema atrumnative Bobtail eel Bobtail snipe eel bathypelagic330 - 5100 
Zeiformes Parazenidae Cyttopsis roseanative Rosy dory Rosy dory bathypelagic150 - 730 
Zeiformes Cyttidae Cyttus traversinative King dory Lookdown dory bathydemersal200 - 978 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Dalatias lichanative Kitefin shark Black shark bathydemersal37 - 1800 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania calceanative Birdbeak dogfish Shovelnose spiny dogfish bathydemersal60 - 1490 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania quadrispinosanative Longsnout dogfish Longsnout dogfish bathydemersal150 - 1360 
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Derichthys serpentinusnative Narrownecked oceanic eel  bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish Dealfish 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 danaenative Dana lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
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 lucidusnative Spotlight lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus luetkeninative Luetken's lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
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 pacificusnative Pacific headlightfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus parrinative Parr's lanternfish  bathypelagic350 - 1071 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus phillipsinative Bolin's lantern fish  bathypelagic588 - 1330 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus reganinative Regan's lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus splendidusnative Horned lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus suborbitalisnative   pelagic-oceanic387 - 1537 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus termophilusnative Taaning's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Diastobranchus capensisnative Basketwork eel Basketwork eel bathydemersal183 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos rebainsinative Rebains' portholefish  bathypelagic900 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus innominatusendemic New Zealand smooth skate Uku demersal15 - 1310 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmichthys parininative Parin's spinyfish Spinyfin bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmus argenteusnative Silver spinyfin Discfish bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Dolicholagus longirostrisnative Longsnout blacksmelt  bathypelagic200 - 1497 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteroides binocularisnative   bathypelagic960 - 1200 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Dolopichthys pullatusnative Lobed dreamer  bathypelagic800 - 2000 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Dysalotus oligoscolusnative   bathypelagic 
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark Mango-tara bathydemersal10 - 900 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon cryomargaritesnative Messmate Messmate bathydemersal400 - 1441 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Echiodon pukakinative   bathydemersal 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 4200 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona carlsberginative Electron subantarctic  bathypelagic1 - 1008 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona paucirastranative Belted lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish  bathypelagic90 - 1485 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona subasperanative Rough lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Emmelichthys nitidus nitidusnative Cape bonnetmouth Redbait bathydemersal86 - 500 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus denticulatusnative Pencil cardinal White cardinalfish bathydemersal130 - 830 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus lenimennative Big-eyed cardinalfish Bigeye cardinalfish bathydemersal530 - 820 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus machaeranative   bathydemersal727 - 809 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus robustusnative Robust cardinalfish Robust cardinalfish bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish Cardinalfish bathydemersal75 - 1200 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus cirrhatusnative Broadgilled hagfish Napia bathydemersal 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus cryptusendemic Cryptic hagfish Cryptic hagfish bathydemersal96 - 922 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus poicilusendemic Mottled hagfish Mottled hagfish bathydemersal110 - 842 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis coruscansnative Deepwater longtail red snapper  reef-associated45 - 400 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus baxterinative New Zealand lanternshark Baxters lantern dogfish bathydemersal878 - 1427 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark Smooth lantern shark benthopelagic 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus viatornative   benthopelagic830 - 1400 
Gadiformes Euclichthyidae Euclichthys polynemusnative Eucla cod Eucla cod bathydemersal250 - 920 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark Pygmy shark bathypelagic 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel Gulper eel bathypelagic500 - 7625 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macronemanative Bigbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias satterleeinative Twinray dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias schmidtinative Schmidt's dragonfish  bathypelagic50 - 150 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias trewavasaenative Deepsea dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella balbonative Balbo sabretooth  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella indicanative Indian sabretooth  bathypelagic500 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus phasisnative Bight stinkfish  bathydemersal160 - 200 
Gadiformes Moridae Gadella noropsnative   benthopelagic200 - 750 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel Snake mackerel pelagic-oceanic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Genypterus blacodesnative Pink cusk-eel Hokarai bathydemersal22 - 1000 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis meadinative   bathypelagic1850 - 2000 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis paxtoninative Paxton's whipnose  bathypelagic540 - 1500 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis vanhoeffeninative   bathypelagic300 - 5300 
Aulopiformes Giganturidae Gigantura indicanative Telescopefish  bathypelagic17 - 2100 
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Gollum attenuatusnative Slender smooth-hound Slender smooth-hound bathydemersal120 - 660 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gonichthys barnesinative Barne's lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus globicepsnative Fat-headed cod  bathydemersal730 - 1400 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus globosusnative Tadpole cod Tadpole cod bathydemersal1175 - 1600 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus konginative Austral cod  bathydemersal55 - 1500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus fraserinative Fraser’s lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 250 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus hintonoidesnative False-midas lanternfish  bathypelagic2200 - 2350 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gymnoscopelus microlampasnative Minispotted lanternfish  bathypelagic200 - 500 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax berndtinative Y-patterned moray  reef-associated30 - 303 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling Johnson's cod bathypelagic450 - 3000 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Halieutopsis bathyoreosnative   bathydemersal960 - 1500 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosauropsis macrochirnative Abyssal halosaur Abyssal halosaur bathydemersal1100 - 3300 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosaurus pectoralisnative Australian halosaur Common halosaur bathydemersal600 - 1270 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Haplomacrourus nudirostrisnative Naked snout rattail Naked snout rattail bathypelagic690 - 1590 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Haplophryne mollisnative Soft leafvent angler  bathypelagic 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta haeckelinative Smallspine spookfish Smallspine spookfish bathydemersal1400 - 2600 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera Long-nosed chimaera bathydemersal200 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus barathrinative Bigeye sea perch Bigeye sea perch bathydemersal 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark Sharpsnouted sevengill shark bathydemersal 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Herwigia krefftinative Krefft's smooth-head Krefft's slickhead bathypelagic1000 - 3200 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus appeliinative Prickly footballfish Prickly anglerfish bathypelagic338 - 1360 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus brevirostrisnative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus pseudalbinaresnative   bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hintonia candensnative   bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus bruuninative Bruun's cutthroat Bruun's cutthroat benthopelagic3493 - 4974 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia laticaudanative Tusked tubeshoulder  bathypelagic1140 - 1630 
Scorpaeniformes Hoplichthyidae Hoplichthys haswellinative Armoured flathead Deepsea flathead bathydemersal140 - 700 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy Orange roughy bathypelagic180 - 1809 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus gigasnative Giant sawbelly Giant sawbelly bathydemersal237 - 311 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus bemisiendemic  Pale ghost shark bathydemersal400 - 1100 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus homonycterisnative Black ghostshark Black ghost shark bathydemersal866 - 1447 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus novaezealandiaeendemic Dark ghost shark Ghost shark bathydemersal25 - 950 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus trollinative Pointy-nosed blue chimaera Pointynose blue ghost shark bathydemersal612 - 1707 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hanseninative Hansen's lanternfish  bathypelagic57 - 728 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum proximumnative Firefly lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus maculicaudusnative Spottytail membranehead Spottytail membranehead benthopelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenogadus gracilisnative Slender membranehead Slender membranehead bathypelagic300 - 618 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Hyperoglyphe antarcticanative Bluenose warehou Matiri benthopelagic40 - 1500 
Perciformes Serranidae Hyporthodus octofasciatusnative Eightbar grouper Convict groper bathydemersal150 - 300 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus elongatusnative Slim lightfish  bathypelagic100 - 1948 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus atlanticusnative Black dragonfish  bathypelagic1239 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus fasciolanative Ribbon sawtail fish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Idiolophorhynchus andriashevinative Pineapple rattail Pineapple rattail bathydemersal1190 - 2350 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Ilyophis brunneusnative Muddy arrowtooth eel  bathypelagic450 - 3120 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Isistius brasiliensisnative Cookie cutter shark Cookiecutter shark bathypelagic 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Kali indicanative   bathypelagic1000 - 3300 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Krefftichthys anderssoninative Rhombic lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kuronezumia bubonisnative Bulbous rattail Bulbous rattail benthopelagic585 - 1300 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Kuronezumia leonisnative Snubnose whiptail  benthopelagic161 - 850 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Labichthys yanoinative Yano's snipe eel  bathypelagic 
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 alatusnative Winged lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 1500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus australisnative Southern lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus festivusnative Festive lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 1052 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus intricariusnative Diamondcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus lepidolychnusnative Mermaid lanternfish  bathypelagic312 - 332 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus macdonaldinative Rakery beaconlamp  bathypelagic60 - 1464 
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 Lampichthys procerusnative Blackhead lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah Moonfish bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion inosimaenative Morid cod Giant lepidion benthopelagic580 - 1100 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion microcephalusnative Small-headed cod Small-headed cod bathydemersal750 - 1000 
Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion schmidtinative Schmidt's cod Giant lepidion bathydemersal375 - 1520 
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar Escolar benthopelagic200 - 1100 
Perciformes Serranidae Lepidoperca aurantianative New Zealand orange perch Orange perch bathydemersal102 - 604 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatusnative Silver scabbardfish Paara benthopelagic42 - 620 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lepidorhynchus denticulatusnative Thorntooth grenadier Javelin fish bathypelagic180 - 1000 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Leptocephalus giganteusnative Giant leptocephalus  bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops gracilisnative   benthopelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops jayakarinative Pacific barracudina  bathypelagic50 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops pacificusnative   bathypelagic50 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidium nudumnative Deep water pike smelt  bathypelagic183 - 700 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne arboriferanative   bathypelagic200 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  bathypelagic25 - 800 
Lampriformes Lophotidae Lophotus capelleinative Unicornfish Unicornfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Loweina raranative Laura's lantern fish  bathypelagic1 - 1050 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Lucigadus nigromaculatusnative Blackspotted grenadier Blackspot rattail bathydemersal200 - 1463 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Luciosudis normaninative Paperbones  bathypelagic500 - 800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys maoriensisnative   bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis danaenative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Macroparalepis macrogeneionnative Longfin barracudina  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Macrourus carinatusnative Ridge scaled rattail Ridge scaled rattail bathydemersal200 - 1200 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis prionosanative Southern barracudina Barracudina bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw  bathypelagic500 - 3886 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Margrethia obtusirostranative Bighead portholefish  bathypelagic100 - 1739 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola Sharptailed sunfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus australisnative Pennant pearlside  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish Pearlside bathypelagic271 - 1524 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes micropsnative   bathypelagic300 - 2516 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes polylepisnative   bathypelagic200 - 2250 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes simusnative Ridgehead  bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes suborbitalisnative Shoulderspine bigscale  bathypelagic500 - 1000 
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus johnsoniinative Humpback anglerfish Humpback anglerfish bathypelagic100 - 4500 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  bathypelagic100 - 1700 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus gracilisnative Pelagic cod  bathypelagic150 - 3613 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus zugmayerinative Arrowtail  bathypelagic991 - 3000 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma gelatinosumnative Limp eelpout Limp eelpout bathypelagic44 - 2561 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma vitiazinative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias melanopsnative   bathypelagic350 - 1024 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias nigernative Fangtooth dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias tentaculatusnative Tentacle dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 950 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias valdiviaenative Valdivia black dragon fish  bathypelagic40 - 1600 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius tasmanicusnative   demersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Mesobius antipodumnative Bathypelagic rattail Bathypelagic rattail bathypelagic846 - 1300 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Metelectrona herwiginative Herwig lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Metelectrona ventralisnative Flaccid lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Microstoma microstomanative Slender argentine  bathypelagic 
Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae Mitsukurina owstoninative Goblin shark Goblin shark bathydemersal30 - 1300 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa grimaldiinative Mirrorbelly Mirrorbelly bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Monacoa griseusnative Grey mirrorbelly Grey mirrorbelly bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Mora moronative Common mora Ribaldo bathypelagic450 - 2500 
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 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum spinosumnative Spiny lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium achirusnative Lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1100 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  bathypelagic914 - 1646 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  bathypelagic100 - 4337 
Pleuronectiformes Achiropsettidae Neoachiropsetta milfordinative Finless flounder Finless flounder bathydemersal100 - 1000 
Perciformes Caristiidae Neocaristius heemstrainative   bathypelagic420 - 1360 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus psilorhynchusnative Rough oreodory  bathypelagic750 - 1170 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Neocyttus rhomboidalisnative Spiky oreo Spiky oreo bathypelagic200 - 1240 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  bathypelagic70 - 1650 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes microcephalusnative Smallhead snaggletooth  bathypelagic600 - 1600 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Neophrynichthys heterospilosnative   bathydemersal262 - 290 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus macrolepidotusnative Large-scaled lantern fish  bathypelagic300 - 1180 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus microchirnative Shortfin neoscopelid  bathypelagic250 - 700 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish Black barracouta benthopelagic200 - 1200 
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Nessorhamphus ingolfianusnative Duckbill oceanic eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma parvicepsnative Duck-billed eel  benthopelagic60 - 1190 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettastoma solitariumnative Solitary duckbill eel  benthopelagic415 - 610 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia namatahinative Squashed face rattail Squashed face rattail bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia toinative   bathydemersal913 - 997 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  benthopelagic125 - 3285 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus sexspinisnative Spiny-back eel Spineback bathydemersal360 - 1300 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish  bathypelagic25 - 700 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Notopogon xenosomanative Longspine bellowfish  bathydemersal255 - 610 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  bathypelagic777 - 2121 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger Smalltooth sand tiger benthopelagic10 - 2000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Odontomacrurus murrayinative Roundhead grenadier Large fang rattail bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Odontostomops normalopsnative Undistinguished sabretooth  pelagic-oceanic400 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Omosudidae Omosudis lowiinative Omosudid Omosudid bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes eschrichtiinative Bulbous dreamer  bathypelagic750 - 2500 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes haplonemanative   bathypelagic960 - 1132 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes krefftinative Krefft's dreamer  bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes notiusnative  Smooth anglerfish bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes sabexnative Rough dreamer  bathypelagic780 - 1800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Ophthalmolycus campbellensisnative   bathydemersal230 - 286 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Opisthoproctus soleatusnative Barrel-eye  bathypelagic300 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Opostomias micripnusnative Obese dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Optivus elongatusnative Slender roughy Slender roughy reef-associated 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Oreosoma atlanticumnative Ox-eyed oreo Ox-eye oreo bathydemersal220 - 1550 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Osteodiscus rhepostomiasnative   bathydemersal 
Squaliformes Oxynotidae Oxynotus bruniensisnative Prickly dogfish Prickly dogfish bathydemersal45 - 1070 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara garrickinative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Gempylidae Paradiplospinus antarcticusnative Antarctic escolar  bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis exilisnative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis freeborninative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis pearcyinative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis pseudokrefftinative   bathydemersal 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Paratrachichthys traillinative Common roughy common roughy bathypelagic20 - 500 
Aulopiformes Paraulopidae Paraulopus okamurainative Piedtip cucumberfish Magpie cucumberfish bathydemersal 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Parmaturus macmillaninative McMillan's cat shark McMillan's cat shark bathydemersal670 - 1500 
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros decacanthusnative Bigspined boarfish Yellow boarfish bathydemersal37 - 460 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius adenensisnative Toothed no-line scorpionfish  bathydemersal139 - 736 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius longilineatusnative Southern no-line scorpionfish  bathypelagic345 - 1089 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Phosichthys argenteusnative Silver lightfish  bathypelagic300 - 1050 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus luminosanative Luminescent cod Luminescent cod bathydemersal130 - 640 
Gadiformes Moridae Physiculus therosiderosnative Scalyfin cod  bathypelagic83 - 610 
Perciformes Emmelichthyidae Plagiogeneion rubiginosumnative Rubyfish Ruby fish bathydemersal200 - 500 
Scorpaeniformes Plectrogeniidae Plectrogenium nanumnative   bathydemersal250 - 650 
Perciformes Artedidraconidae Pogonophryne barsukovinative Stubbeard plunderfish  bathydemersal195 - 1120 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus challengerinative Longnose tapirfish  bathypelagic777 - 4560 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus aquavitusnative Aquavit hatchetfish  benthopelagic120 - 1244 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus parininative   benthopelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus unispinusnative   benthopelagic50 - 500 
Polymixiiformes Polymixiidae Polymixia busakhininative Busakhin's beardfish  bathydemersal410 - 660 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Moeone demersal40 - 600 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra capitonative   bathypelagic400 - 1000 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra oscitansnative Yawning  bathypelagic645 - 5320 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum andriashevinative Andriashev’s lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 332 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum bolininative Bolin’s lanternfish  bathypelagic364 - 728 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum normaninative Norman's lanterrnfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum parallelumnative Parallel lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum subparallelumnative Subparallel lanternfish  pelagic-oceanic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos argyrogasternative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos chathaminative   bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos longiventrisnative   bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos microstomusnative   bathypelagic1158 - 1230 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos nemnezinative   bathypelagic830 - 960 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos platyoperculosusnative   bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos struthersinative   bathypelagic 
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes pellucidusnative Bluefin driftfish Scissortail bathypelagic 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Pseudocyttus maculatusnative Smooth oreo dory Smooth oreo bathydemersal400 - 1500 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus paxtoninative   bathypelagic893 - 1223 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus sagamianusnative   bathypelagic200 - 1700 
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Pseudotriakis microdonnative False catshark False cat shark bathydemersal173 - 1890 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes microporosnative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla andertoninative Painted latchet  bathydemersal90 - 500 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla paulinative Yellow spotted gurnard Yellow spotted gurnard bathydemersal333 - 630 
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Pterygotrigla pictanative Spotted gurnard Japanese gurnard bathydemersal160 - 500 
Ophidiiformes Carapidae Pyramodon ventralisnative Pallid pearlfish Pearlfish benthopelagic184 - 470 
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea antefurcatanative Long-finned escolar  benthopelagic230 - 920 
Perciformes Gempylidae Rexea solandrinative Silver gemfish Tiikati benthopelagic100 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Rhadinesthes decimusnative Slender snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera pacificanative Pacific spookfish Pacific spookfish benthopelagic330 - 1490 
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish Red-mouth whalefish bathypelagic100 - 3500 
Perciformes Epigonidae Rosenblattia robustanative Stout cardinalfish  bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina attritanative Softskin smooth-head  bathypelagic450 - 2300 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina squamilateranative Bluntsnout slickhead Bluntsnout slickhead bathypelagic677 - 1150 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Rubicundus eosnative   bathydemersal 
Saccopharyngiformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx schmidtinative Whiptail gulper Whiptail gulper bathypelagic 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus huttoninative New Zealand ruffe  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Schedophilus velaininative Violet warehou  bathypelagic40 - 500 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beaniinative Bean's bigscale  bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus mizolepisnative Ragged bigscale  bathypelagic300 - 3385 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Scopelopsis multipunctatusnative Multispotted lanternfish  bathypelagic3 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus gibbsinative   bathypelagic 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Scymnodalatias albicaudanative Whitetail dogfish Whitetail dogfish bathypelagic150 - 510 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Scymnodon ringensnative Knifetooth dogfish Knifetooth dogfish bathypelagic200 - 1600 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer samoensisnative Samoa sawtooth eel Sawtooth eel bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops bathyphilusnative Spark anglemouth  bathypelagic700 - 3000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops ebelinginative Ebeling's fangjaw  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish  bathypelagic25 - 4740 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Simenchelys parasiticanative Snubnosed eel Snubnosed eel bathydemersal136 - 2620 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Sio nordenskjoldiinative Nordenskjold's bigscale  bathypelagic200 - 3000 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus antarcticusnative Southern sleeper shark  benthopelagic485 - 1150 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Spectrunculus grandisnative Pudgy cuskeel  bathydemersal800 - 4300 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Spiniphryne gladisfenaenative Prickly dreamer  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Squalogadus modificatusnative Tadpole whiptail  bathypelagic600 - 1740 
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus mitsukuriinative Shortspine spurdog Koinga benthopelagic29 - 600 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis elegansnative Tailspot barracudina  bathypelagic18 - 330 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis macruranative   bathypelagic18 - 330 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis molestanative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish  bathypelagic400 - 3676 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx obscuranative   bathypelagic500 - 2700 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish Scaly 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 Symbolophorus evermanninative Evermann's lantern fish  bathypelagic100 - 500 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus affinisnative Grey cutthroat Grey cutthroat benthopelagic290 - 2400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  bathypelagic400 - 1550 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys minimusnative Waistcoat lanternfish  bathypelagic90 - 800 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Talismania longifilisnative Longtail slickhead Threadfin slickhead bathypelagic750 - 1550 
Perciformes Tetragonuridae Tetragonurus cuvierinative Smalleye squaretail Squaretail bathypelagic1 - 800 
Torpediniformes Torpedinidae Tetronarce fairchildinative New Zealand torpedo Mata bathydemersal5 - 1153 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus jacksonensisnative Blackflash ribbonfish Dealfish bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus trachypterusnative Mediterranean dealfish Dealfish bathypelagic100 - 600 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachonurus gagatesnative Velvet whiptail  bathydemersal436 - 1240 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachonurus villosusnative Furry whiptail  bathypelagic514 - 1590 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus aphyodesnative   bathydemersal 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachyrincus longirostrisnative Slender unicorn rattail White rattail bathydemersal73 - 1280 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Trachyscorpia eschmeyerinative Cape rockfish Cape scorpionfish bathydemersal450 - 1025 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Triphoturus nigrescensnative Highseas lampfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Gadiformes Moridae Tripterophycis gilchristinative Grenadier cod Grenadier cod bathydemersal100 - 1000 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Tubbia tasmanicanative Tasmanian ruffe  bathypelagic 
Torpediniformes Narkidae Typhlonarke aysoniendemic Blind electric ray Blind electric ray bathydemersal65 - 900 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish Frilled lighthouse fish bathypelagic20 - 5000 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish  bathypelagic50 - 1500 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Winteria telescopanative Binocular fish  bathypelagic400 - 2500 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Woodsia meyerwaardeninative Austral lightfish  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head Cope's bluntsnout slickhead bathypelagic100 - 2650 
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Xenolepidichthys dalgleishinative Spotted tinselfish Tinselfish benthopelagic128 - 885 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish Velvet dogfish benthopelagic 
Zeiformes Zeniontidae Zenion leptolepisnative Elongate dory Elongate dory bathypelagic330 - 700 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis nebulosanative Mirror dory Mirror dory benthopelagic30 - 800 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu elongatusnative Taper-tail ribbonfish Scalloped dealfish bathypelagic 
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