List of Deep-water Fishes reported from United States (contiguous states)
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Table 1: 624 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 4 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 629 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 624 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 Acantholiparis caecusnative   bathypelagic1300 - 2122 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Acantholiparis opercularisnative Spiny snailfish  bathydemersal227 - 3610 
Anguilliformes Congridae Acromycter atlanticusnative   bathydemersal503 - 640 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Ahliesaurus berryinative   bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Albatrossia pectoralisnative Giant grenadier Giant rattail bathydemersal140 - 3500 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia affinisnative Gilbert's halosaurid fish  benthopelagic730 - 2560 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia gracilisnative   bathypelagic460 - 2560 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia oleosanative   bathypelagic1200 - 1900 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Aldrovandia phalacranative Hawaiian halosaurid fish  benthopelagic500 - 2300 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus brevirostrisnative Short snouted lancetfish  bathypelagic640 - 1591 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus agassiziinative Agassiz' slickhead  bathydemersal600 - 2500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus australisnative Small scaled brown slickhead  bathydemersal1000 - 2600 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus bairdiinative Baird's slickhead  bathydemersal365 - 1700 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus productusnative Smalleye smooth-head  bathydemersal1150 - 3500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Alepocephalus tenebrosusnative California slickhead California slickhead bathydemersal46 - 5500 
Zeiformes Oreosomatidae Allocyttus follettinative Oxeye oreo Oxeye oreo bathydemersal366 - 732 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja jenseninative Shorttail skate  bathydemersal366 - 2295 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth Common sabertooth bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Scorpaeniformes Anoplopomatidae Anoplopoma fimbrianative Sablefish  bathydemersal175 - 2740 
Perciformes Caproidae Antigonia combatianative Shortspine boarfish Boarfish bathydemersal115 - 585 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora microlepisnative Finescale mora  bathypelagic175 - 3048 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora Blue hake bathypelagic350 - 3000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus arigatonative Pacific black scabbardfish  benthopelagic 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish Black espada bathypelagic200 - 2300 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus kampaenative Longnose catshark  bathydemersal 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus laurussoniinative Iceland catshark  bathydemersal560 - 1550 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus manisnative Ghost catshark  bathydemersal600 - 1900 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus melanoaspernative Black roughscale catshark  bathypelagic512 - 1520 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus parvipinnisnative Smallfin catshark  bathydemersal600 - 1380 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus profundorumnative Deep-water catshark  bathydemersal1100 - 1750 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus riverinative Broadgill catshark  bathydemersal700 - 1500 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina White barracudina bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina georgeinative Blackbelly Argentine  bathydemersal220 - 457 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina sialisnative North-Pacific argentine  demersal11 - 325 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina silusnative Greater argentine Great silver smelt bathydemersal140 - 1440 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina striatanative Striated argentine Argentine bathypelagic100 - 600 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus aculeatusnative Lovely hatchetfish Atlantic silver hatchetfish bathypelagic100 - 2056 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus affinisnative Pacific hatchet fish Slender hatchetfish bathypelagic1 - 3872 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  bathypelagic300 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish Spurred hatchetfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus lychnusnative Tropical hatchetfish Silver hatchetfish bathypelagic200 - 700 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus sladeninative Sladen's hatchet fish Silvery hatchetfish bathypelagic 
Perciformes Ariommatidae Ariomma melanumnative Brown driftfish  bathydemersal180 - 600 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias grimaldiinative   bathypelagic25 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias lunifernative   bathypelagic120 - 1280 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias polydactylusnative   bathypelagic25 - 1100 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Aristostomias scintillansnative Shiny loosejaw Shiny loosejaw bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes cyaneusnative   bathypelagic120 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes gemmifernative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes macropogonnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes micropogonnative   bathypelagic120 - 600 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes nigernative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Astronesthes similusnative   bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina bowersiinative  Smalleye snipe eel bathypelagic92 - 641 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina infansnative Avocet snipe eel Snipe eel bathypelagic785 - 4580 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia burrageinative Sharpchin slickhead Sharpchin slickhead bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia megalopsnative Bigeye smooth-head  bathypelagic150 - 3200 
Ophidiiformes Aphyonidae Barathronus bicolornative   bathypelagic549 - 1561 
Ophidiiformes Aphyonidae Barathronus unicolornative   bathypelagic2931 - 3934 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish Velvet whalefish bathydemersal120 - 2000 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassogigas gilliinative   bathydemersal637 - 2239 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Bassozetus normalisnative   bathydemersal1760 - 5062 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus brevisnative   bathypelagic75 - 1650 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus filifernative Sparing  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus fleminginative Highfin dragonfish Highfin dragonfish bathypelagic225 - 1370 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus longipinnisnative   bathypelagic20 - 1646 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus nigerrimusnative Scaleless dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus vaillantinative   bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Congridae Bathycongrus dubiusnative Dubious conger  bathydemersal128 - 886 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus favosusnative   bathydemersal770 - 2745 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus macropsnative Bullseye grenadier  bathypelagic200 - 777 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Bathygadus melanobranchusnative Vaillant's grenadier  bathydemersal400 - 2600 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathylaco nigricansnative Black warrior Boneythroat bathypelagic450 - 4540 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagoides wesethinative Snubnose blacksmelt Snubnose blacksmelt bathypelagic25 - 1130 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus pacificusnative Slender blacksmelt  bathypelagic600 - 7700 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois bigelowinative   bathydemersal377 - 986 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois grallatornative Tripodfish  bathydemersal878 - 4720 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois longipesnative Abyssal spiderfish  bathydemersal2615 - 5610 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois phenaxnative Blackfin spiderfish  bathydemersal800 - 2657 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois quadrifilisnative   bathydemersal402 - 1408 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathypterois viridensisnative   bathydemersal476 - 1477 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja aleuticanative Aleutian skate  bathydemersal15 - 1602 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja interruptanative Sandpaper skate Bering skate bathydemersal23 - 1500 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinicaudanative Spinytail skate  bathydemersal140 - 1463 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinosissimanative Spiny skate  bathydemersal800 - 2938 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja trachuranative Roughtail skate Black skate bathydemersal213 - 2550 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish Deepsea lizardfish bathydemersal600 - 3500 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus mollisnative Highfin lizardfish  bathydemersal1550 - 4903 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathytroctes michaelsarsinative Michael Sars smooth-head  bathypelagic2010 - 5057 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathytroctes microlepisnative Smallscale smooth-head  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Bathytyphlops marionaenative Marion's spiderfish  bathydemersal 
Perciformes Percophidae Bembrops anatirostrisnative Duckbill flathead  bathydemersal100 - 400 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella dentatanative Northern pearleye  bathypelagic98 - 3400 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella linguidensnative Longfin pearleye  bathypelagic10 - 2294 
Torpediniformes Narcinidae Benthobatis marcidanative Blind torpedo Deepsea electric ray bathydemersal200 - 923 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus pacificusnative North-Pacific frostfish  benthopelagic100 - 1000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus simonyinative Simony's frostfish  benthopelagic200 - 900 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Benthodesmus tenuisnative Slender frostfish Ribbon scabbardfish benthopelagic200 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish Glacier lanterfish pelagic-oceanic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema suborbitalenative Smallfin lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 2500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys indicusnative Lanternfish  bathypelagic25 - 900 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys photothoraxnative Spurcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Bonapartia pedaliotanative Longray fangjaw  bathypelagic100 - 1200 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias elucensnative   bathypelagic500 - 2500 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias mononemanative Sickle snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias panamensisnative Panama snaggletooth Panama snaggletooth bathypelagic500 - 1800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Bothrocara brunneumnative Twoline eelpout  bathydemersal129 - 2570 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Bothrocara mollenative Soft eelpout  bathydemersal60 - 2688 
Perciformes Bramidae Brama dussumierinative Lesser bream  pelagic-neritic1 - 300 
Rajiformes Rajidae Breviraja claramaculatanative Brightspot skate  bathydemersal293 - 896 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bythites gerdaenative   benthopelagic86 - 832 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Caraibops trispinosusnative Threespine bass  bathydemersal36 - 550 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus cypselurusnative Falcate snailfish  bathydemersal35 - 1775 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus filamentosusnative   bathydemersal2265 - 2940 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus gilbertinative Smalldisk snailfish  bathydemersal73 - 886 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus longifilisnative Stippled snailfish  bathydemersal1900 - 3334 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus melanurusnative Blacktail snailfish  bathydemersal89 - 2286 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus microstomusnative   bathydemersal2721 - 3585 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus oregonensisnative Smallfin snailfish  bathydemersal1900 - 2818 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus ovigerusnative Abyssal snailfish  bathydemersal1920 - 2910 
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius macropusnative Manefish Bigmouth veilfin bathypelagic200 - 1450 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Cataetyx rubrirostrisnative Rubynose brotula Rubynose brotula bathydemersal300 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Centrobranchus nigroocellatusnative Roundnose lanternfish Roundnose lanternfish bathypelagic 
Perciformes Draconettidae Centrodraco acanthopomanative North Atlantic slope dragonet  bathydemersal170 - 594 
Perciformes Centrolophidae Centrolophus nigernative Rudderfish  bathypelagic40 - 1050 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus granulosusnative Gulper shark  bathydemersal50 - 1440 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Centrophorus uyatonative Little gulper shark  bathydemersal50 - 1400 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish  bathydemersal180 - 1600 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium nigrumnative Combtooth dogfish Granular dogfish benthopelagic269 - 1170 
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 Northern seadevil bathypelagic400 - 4400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensisnative Madeira lantern fish  bathypelagic51 - 1480 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus townsendinative Dogtooth lampfish Fangtooth lanternfish bathypelagic100 - 500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus warmingiinative Warming's lantern fish  bathypelagic391 - 2056 
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Cetomimus gilliinative   bathypelagic750 - 2300 
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Cetostoma reganinative Pink flabby whalefish Pink flabby whalefish bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne draconative Smooth dreamer  bathypelagic350 - 1750 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne longicepsnative Can-opener smoothdream  bathypelagic500 - 1000 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Chascanopsetta lugubrisnative Pelican flounder  bathydemersal60 - 3210 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus danaenative Dana viperfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus macouninative Pacific viperfish  bathypelagic25 - 4390 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish Sloan's fangfish bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax stigmaeusnative Redeye gaper  bathydemersal90 - 730 
Lophiiformes Chaunacidae Chaunax suttkusinative   bathydemersal220 - 1060 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chirostomias pliopterusnative   bathypelagic 
Hexanchiformes Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus anguineusnative Frilled shark  bathydemersal 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus agassizinative Shortnose greeneye  bathydemersal50 - 1000 
Aulopiformes Chlorophthalmidae Chlorophthalmus chalybeiusnative   bathydemersal 
Squaliformes Squalidae Cirrhigaleus aspernative Roughskin spurdog Roughskin dogshark bathydemersal200 - 650 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys cornutusnative Horned whiff  bathydemersal30 - 400 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Citharichthys dinocerosnative Spined whiff  bathydemersal180 - 2000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus caelorhincusnative Hollowsnout grenadier  benthopelagic90 - 1485 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus caribbaeusnative Blackfin grenadier  bathydemersal200 - 700 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus occanative Swordsnout grenadier  bathydemersal400 - 2220 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coelorinchus scaphopsisnative Shoulderspot grenadier Shoulderspot grenadier benthopelagic180 - 300 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Conocara macropterumnative Longfin smooth-head  bathypelagic800 - 2200 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Conocara salmoneumnative Salmon smooth-head  bathypelagic2400 - 4500 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides acrolepisnative Pacific grenadier Roughscale rattail bathydemersal300 - 3700 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides alateralisnative   bathydemersal1035 - 1116 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier Smooth-scale rattail bathypelagic282 - 5180 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides brevibarbisnative   bathypelagic1500 - 4700 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides carapinusnative Carapine grenadier  bathydemersal384 - 5610 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides cinereusnative Popeye grenadier Popeye bathydemersal150 - 3500 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides filifernative Filamented rattail Threadfin grenadier bathydemersal1285 - 2904 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides guentherinative Günther's grenadier  bathydemersal831 - 2830 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides leptolepisnative Ghostly grenadier Ghostly grenadier bathydemersal610 - 4000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides mexicanusnative Mexican grenadier  bathydemersal110 - 1600 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rudisnative Rudis rattail  bathypelagic600 - 2380 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rupestrisnative Roundnose grenadier Black grenadier bathypelagic180 - 2600 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides zaniophorusnative Thickbeard grenadier  bathydemersal400 - 2375 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Cosmocampus profundusnative Deepwater pipefish  bathydemersal180 - 270 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus micropsnative Polar sculpin  bathydemersal165 - 1342 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus thomsoniinative Pallid sculpin  bathydemersal100 - 1600 
Rajiformes Rajidae Cruriraja atlantisnative Cuban legskate  bathydemersal512 - 778 
Rajiformes Rajidae Cruriraja poeyinative Cuban leg skate  bathydemersal385 - 870 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone acclinidensnative Benttooth bristlemouth Benttooth bristlemouth bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick Brauer's bristlemouth bathypelagic10 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth Veiled bristlemouth bathypelagic200 - 5301 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone pallidanative Tan bristlemouth Bicolored bristlemouth bathypelagic16 - 4663 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone signatanative Showy bristlemouth  bathypelagic16 - 4938 
Saccopharyngiformes Cyematidae Cyema atrumnative Bobtail eel Deepwater eel bathypelagic330 - 5100 
Zeiformes Parazenidae Cyttopsis roseanative Rosy dory  bathypelagic150 - 730 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dactylobatus armatusnative Skilletskate  bathydemersal300 - 900 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Dalatias lichanative Kitefin shark Seal shark bathydemersal37 - 1800 
Squaliformes Centrophoridae Deania profundorumnative Arrowhead dogfish  bathydemersal205 - 1800 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Derepodichthys alepidotusnative Cuskpout  bathydemersal1000 - 2904 
Anguilliformes Derichthyidae Derichthys serpentinusnative Narrownecked oceanic eel  bathypelagic 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Desmodema polystictumnative Polka-dot ribbonfish Polkadot ribbonfish bathypelagic 
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 mollisnative Soft lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 600 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus perspicillatusnative Transparent lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus rafinesquiinative White-spotted lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 2173 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus splendidusnative Horned lanternfish Lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus subtilisnative   bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus taaninginative Slopewater lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 475 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus termophilusnative Taaning's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus thetanative California headlightfish  bathypelagic10 - 3400 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Dibranchus tremendusnative   bathydemersal750 - 2300 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Dicrolene intronigernative Digitate cusk eel  bathydemersal700 - 1785 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diogenichthys atlanticusnative Longfin lanternfish Longfin lanternfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Diplophos taenianative Pacific portholefish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Gempylidae Diplospinus multistriatusnative Striped escolar Lined cutlassfish benthopelagic50 - 1000 
Rajiformes Rajidae Dipturus teevaninative Prickly brown ray  bathydemersal320 - 940 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmoides pauciradiatusnative Longwing spinyfin Large spinyfin bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Dolicholagus longirostrisnative Longsnout blacksmelt Longsnout blacksmelt bathypelagic200 - 1497 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Dolichopteryx longipesnative Brownsnout spookfish Brownsnout spookfish bathypelagic500 - 2400 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Dysomma brevirostrenative Pignosed arrowtooth eel  benthopelagic200 - 1000 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Dysommina rugosanative   benthopelagic260 - 775 
Squaliformes Echinorhinidae Echinorhinus brucusnative Bramble shark Spiny shark bathydemersal10 - 900 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Echiostoma barbatumnative Threadfin dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 4200 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Einara edentulanative Toothless smooth-head  bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Elassodiscus caudatusnative Blackbelly snailfish  bathydemersal335 - 1040 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Electrona rissonative Electric lantern fish Chubby flashlightfish bathypelagic90 - 1485 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Embassichthys bathybiusnative Deep-sea sole  bathydemersal41 - 1800 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus macropsnative Luminous deepsea cardinalfish  bathydemersal550 - 1300 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus pandionisnative Bigeye  bathydemersal200 - 600 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish Cardinalfish bathydemersal75 - 1200 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus deaninative Black hagfish  bathydemersal103 - 2743 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus mcconnaugheyinative Shorthead hagfish  demersal43 - 415 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus springerinative Gulf hagfish  bathydemersal400 - 730 
Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae Eridacnis barbourinative Cuban ribbontail catshark Pigmy dogfish bathydemersal400 - 650 
Scorpaeniformes Anoplopomatidae Erilepis zonifernative Skilfish  bathydemersal 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Etelis oculatusnative Queen snapper  bathydemersal100 - 450 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus bigelowinative Blurred smooth lantern shark  benthopelagic163 - 1000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus bullisinative Lined lanternshark  bathydemersal 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus gracilispinisnative Broadbanded lanternshark  benthopelagic70 - 1000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus hillianusnative Caribbean lanternshark Caribbean lanternshark bathydemersal180 - 717 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus princepsnative Great lanternshark  bathydemersal300 - 2213 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus pusillusnative Smooth lanternshark  benthopelagic 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus robinsinative   bathydemersal400 - 800 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus schultzinative Fringefin lanternshark Fringefin lanternshark bathydemersal200 - 1000 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus virensnative Green lanternshark  bathydemersal100 - 1000 
Lampriformes Lophotidae Eumecichthys fiskinative Unicorn crestfish  bathypelagic 
Squaliformes Dalatiidae Euprotomicrus bispinatusnative Pygmy shark  bathypelagic 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel Pelican gulper bathypelagic500 - 7625 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias bituberatusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias filifernative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias fissibarbisnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias leptobolusnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias longibarbanative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macrophthalmusnative   pelagic-oceanic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias macrurusnative Yellowstem dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias melanostigmanative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias monoclonusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias obscurusnative   bathypelagic20 - 1900 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Eustomias quadrifilisnative   bathypelagic250 - 500 
Aulopiformes Evermannellidae Evermannella indicanative Indian sabretooth Sabertooth bathypelagic500 - 800 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Evoxymetopon taeniatusnative Channel scabbardfish  benthopelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Exechodontes daidaleusnative   bathydemersal219 - 1004 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Facciolella equatorialisnative Dogface witch eel  bathypelagic64 - 1000 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Facciolella gilbertiinative Dogface witch-eel  benthopelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Fenestraja cubensisnative Cuban pygmy skate  bathydemersal 
Rajiformes Rajidae Fenestraja ishiyamainative Plain pygmy skate  bathydemersal400 - 1000 
Rajiformes Rajidae Fenestraja plutonianative Pluto skate  bathydemersal290 - 750 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Flagellostomias boureeinative Longbarb dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Callionymidae Foetorepus agassiziinative Spotfin dragonet  bathydemersal48 - 700 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Gadomus arcuatusnative Doublethread grenadier  bathypelagic610 - 1370 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Gadomus longifilisnative Treadfin grenadier  bathypelagic630 - 2165 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Galeus araenative Roughtail catshark  bathydemersal250 - 750 
Perciformes Gempylidae Gempylus serpensnative Snake mackerel  pelagic-oceanic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Genioliparis feroxnative   bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Gibberichthyidae Gibberichthys pumilusnative Gibberfish  bathypelagic320 - 1100 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis gargantuanative   bathypelagic500 - 1535 
Aulopiformes Giganturidae Gigantura indicanative Telescopefish Pacific telescopefish bathypelagic17 - 2100 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Glossanodon pygmaeusnative Pygmy argentine  bathypelagic92 - 458 
Anguilliformes Congridae Gnathophis bathytoposnative Blackgut conger  bathydemersal180 - 370 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Gonichthys cocconative Cocco’s lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Gonostoma atlanticumnative Atlantic fangjaw Atlantic fangjaw bathypelagic50 - 1352 
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Grammicolepis brachiusculusnative Thorny tinselfish  bathypelagic300 - 1026 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax conspersusnative Saddled moray Saddled moray bathydemersal100 - 310 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling  bathypelagic450 - 3000 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosauropsis macrochirnative Abyssal halosaur  bathydemersal1100 - 3300 
Notacanthiformes Halosauridae Halosaurus guentherinative   bathypelagic550 - 1600 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta haeckelinative Smallspine spookfish  bathydemersal1400 - 2600 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera Longnosed chimaera bathydemersal200 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish Rosefish bathydemersal50 - 1100 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Heptranchias perlonative Sharpnose sevengill shark Sevengilled shark bathydemersal 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Heterophotus ophistomanative Wingfin snaggletooth  bathypelagic790 - 1420 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus melanolophusnative   bathypelagic360 - 880 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus multifurcatusnative   bathypelagic200 - 365 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus nigricornisnative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus sagamiusnative Pacific footballfish  bathypelagic613 - 1200 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus bathybiusnative Deep-water arrowtooth eel  benthopelagic295 - 5440 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Holcomycteronus squamosusnative   bathydemersal1147 - 5055 
Tetraodontiformes Triacanthodidae Hollardia hollardinative Reticulate spikefish Reticulate spikefish bathydemersal230 - 915 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia latifronsnative Streaklight tubeshoulder  bathypelagic225 - 1400 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy Atlantic slimehead bathypelagic180 - 1809 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus occidentalisnative Atlantic Roughy  bathypelagic485 - 550 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Hoplunnis similisnative   bathydemersal146 - 329 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Hoplunnis tenuisnative Spotted pike-conger Pike-conger eel bathydemersal130 - 420 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus affinisnative Smalleyed rabbitfish Atlantic chimaera bathydemersal300 - 3000 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus albertinative   bathydemersal570 - 1470 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum benoitinative Benoit's lanternfish  bathypelagic51 - 700 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum hygomiinative Bermuda lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum reinhardtiinative Reinhardt's lantern fish Slender lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Hygophum taaninginative Tåning’s lanternfish  bathypelagic250 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Hymenocephalus billsamnative   bathypelagic400 - 900 
Perciformes Serranidae Hyporthodus mystacinusnative Misty grouper Black grouper bathydemersal30 - 400 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus irregularisnative Bulldog lightfish Bulldog lightfish bathypelagic2213 - 3658 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Ichthyococcus ovatusnative Lightfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Icosteidae Icosteus aenigmaticusnative Ragfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Idiacanthus antrostomusnative Pacific blackdragon Pacific blackdragon bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Ilyophis brunneusnative Muddy arrowtooth eel  bathypelagic450 - 3120 
Aulopiformes Ipnopidae Ipnops murrayinative   bathydemersal1789 - 3477 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Kathetostoma averruncusnative Smooth stargazer  bathydemersal13 - 384 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Labichthys carinatusnative   bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Laemonema melanurumnative   bathypelagic452 - 644 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena atlanticanative   bathypelagic60 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena luminosanative Luminous lanternfish  bathypelagic50 - 1021 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus acanthurusnative Spinytail lampfish Spinytail lampfish bathypelagic930 - 1537 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus alatusnative Winged lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 1500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus crocodilusnative Jewel lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus nobilisnative Noble lampfish Noble lampfish bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus pusillusnative Pygmy lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 850 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus steinbeckinative Longfin lampfish Longfin lampfish bathypelagic80 - 100 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Gempylidae Lepidocybium flavobrunneumnative Escolar  benthopelagic200 - 1100 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus fitchinative Pacific scabbardfish Black scabbardfish benthopelagic100 - 500 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Leptocephalus giganteusnative Giant leptocephalus Giant leptocephalus bathydemersal 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Leptoderma macropsnative Grenadier smooth-head  bathydemersal500 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Leptostomias gladiatornative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops pacificusnative   bathypelagic50 - 2000 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops ringensnative Slender barracudina Slender barracudina bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Leuroglossus schmidtinative Northern smoothtongue  bathypelagic394 - 1800 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Leuroglossus stilbiusnative California smoothtongue  bathypelagic100 - 850 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne bicornisnative   bathypelagic620 - 1220 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne densiramusnative Thickbranch angler  bathypelagic150 - 1400 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne pennibarbatanative   bathypelagic750 - 1500 
Perciformes Serranidae Liopropoma mowbrayinative Cave bass  reef-associated30 - 60 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis fabriciinative Gelatinous snailfish  bathydemersal12 - 1800 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Lipariscus nanusnative Pygmy snailfish  benthopelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Lipolagus ochotensisnative Eared blacksmelt Popeye blacksmelt bathypelagic930 - 6100 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia dofleininative Dofleini's lantern fish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lobianchia gemellariinative Cocco's lantern fish  bathypelagic25 - 800 
Perciformes Opistognathidae Lonchopisthus ancistrusnative Hook jawfish  pelagic-neritic110 - 220 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes beroenative   bathydemersal347 - 860 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes caulinarisnative Spottedtail angler Spottedtail goosefish demersal15 - 311 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes monodinative   bathydemersal366 - 549 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophiodes reticulatusnative Reticulated goosefish  bathydemersal64 - 820 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius gastrophysusnative Blackfin goosefish  bathydemersal40 - 700 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius piscatoriusnative Angler Anglerfish bathydemersal20 - 1000 
Lampriformes Lophotidae Lophotus lacepedenative Crested oarfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Loweina raranative Laura's lantern fish  bathypelagic1 - 1050 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys bullisinative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys callistanative   bathydemersal1200 - 1830 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys camchaticanative   bathydemersal200 - 2100 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys crotalinusnative Snakehead eelpout Snakehead eelpout bathydemersal200 - 2816 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys jordaninative Shortjaw eelpout  bathydemersal1686 - 2200 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys paxillusnative Common wolf eel  bathydemersal46 - 1525 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys pearcyinative   bathydemersal2663 - 3051 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys rassinative   bathydemersal900 - 1500 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys verrilliinative Wolf eelpout  bathydemersal46 - 1100 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus dermatinusnative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus endemoscotusnative Deepwater slipskin  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus fierasfernative Blackmouth eelpout  bathypelagic50 - 2212 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus mandibularisnative Pallid eelpout  bathypelagic100 - 1370 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus pachysomanative Stout slipskin  bathypelagic1160 - 3100 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus parvicepsnative Smallhead eelpout  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus psarostomatusnative Specklemouth eelpout  bathydemersal 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes beringinative Bering eelpout Bering eelpout bathydemersal76 - 760 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes cortezianusnative Bigfin eelpout  bathydemersal73 - 620 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes diapterusnative Black eelpout  bathydemersal146 - 844 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes esmarkiinative Greater eelpout Esmark's ellpout bathydemersal251 - 1090 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes pacificusnative Blackbelly eelpout  bathydemersal9 - 399 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes palearisnative Wattled eelpout  bathydemersal25 - 925 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes reticulatusnative Arctic eelpout  bathydemersal100 - 930 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes terraenovaenative   bathydemersal630 - 2604 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodonus mirabilisnative Chevron scutepout  bathydemersal800 - 2394 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Lyopsetta exilisnative Slender sole  bathydemersal25 - 800 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Macropinna microstomanative Barreleye  bathypelagic16 - 1267 
Syngnathiformes Centriscidae Macroramphosus gracilisnative Slender snipefish  pelagic-oceanic50 - 500 
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 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Malacocottus kincaidinative Blackfin sculpin  bathydemersal27 - 1025 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Malacocottus zonurusnative Darkfin sculpin  bathydemersal27 - 1980 
Rajiformes Rajidae Malacoraja sentanative Smooth skate Prickly skate bathydemersal46 - 914 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw Loosejaw bathypelagic500 - 3886 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Manducus maderensisnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Margrethia obtusirostranative Bighead portholefish  bathypelagic100 - 1739 
Tetraodontiformes Molidae Masturus lanceolatusnative Sharptail mola  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish Pearlside bathypelagic271 - 1524 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus weitzmaninative Atlantic pearlside  bathypelagic 
Lamniformes Megachasmidae Megachasma pelagiosnative Megamouth shark  pelagic-oceanic5 - 600 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes acanthomusnative Slender bigscale Shoulderspine bigscale bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes lugubrisnative Highsnout melamphid Highsnout bigscale bathypelagic50 - 3400 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes parvusnative Little bigscale Little bigscale bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes pumilusnative   bathypelagic50 - 400 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes simusnative Ridgehead  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  bathypelagic100 - 1700 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus zugmayerinative Arrowtail  bathypelagic991 - 3000 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma atlanticumnative Atlantic soft pout  bathypelagic400 - 1853 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Melanostigma pammelasnative Midwater eelpout Black eelpout bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias biseriatusnative   bathypelagic620 - 760 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias melanopogonnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias melanopsnative   bathypelagic350 - 1024 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias tentaculatusnative Tentacle dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 950 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Mentodus eubranchusnative   bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Merluccius albidusnative Offshore silver hake Offshore silver hake bathydemersal80 - 1170 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Mesobius berryinative Berry's grenadier Midwater grenadier bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Microstoma microstomanative Slender argentine  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Mirorictus taninginative Striped tubeshoulder  bathydemersal 
Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae Mitsukurina owstoninative Goblin shark  bathydemersal30 - 1300 
Saccopharyngiformes Monognathidae Monognathus rosenblattinative   bathypelagic4853 - 5266 
Pleuronectiformes Bothidae Monolene sessilicaudanative Deepwater flounder  bathydemersal150 - 550 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus agassiziinative   benthopelagic48 - 1125 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Monomitopus magnusnative   bathydemersal730 - 930 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum affinenative Metallic lantern fish Metallic lanternfish bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nitidulumnative Pearly lanternfish Pearly lanternfish bathypelagic412 - 1537 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum obtusirostrenative Bluntsnout lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum selenopsnative Wisner's lantern fish  bathypelagic40 - 500 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine circifronsnative Whiteface hagfish  bathydemersal700 - 1860 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine hubbsinative   bathydemersal1100 - 2440 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium atrumnative Dusky lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1100 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium idostigmanative   bathypelagic100 - 500 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium lineatumnative   bathypelagic60 - 1150 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium nigrumnative Black lantern fish  bathypelagic100 - 1015 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium regalenative Pinpoint lampfish Pinpoint lanternfish bathypelagic772 - 3400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium ritterinative Broadfin lampfish Broadfin lampfish bathypelagic20 - 1095 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia candidanative Bluethroat argentine White pencilsmelt bathypelagic83 - 1800 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Narcetes stomiasnative Blackhead salmon  bathypelagic1500 - 2300 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nealotus tripesnative Black snake mackerel  bathypelagic914 - 1646 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys curvirostrisnative Boxer snipe eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys larseninative Pale snipe eel  bathypelagic170 - 1280 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel Atlantic snipe eel bathypelagic100 - 4337 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites elongatusnative   bathydemersal230 - 1270 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Neobythites marginatusnative Stripefin brotula  benthopelagic75 - 935 
Perciformes Gempylidae Neoepinnula americananative American sackfish  benthopelagic184 - 457 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Neonesthes capensisnative Cape snaggletooth  bathypelagic70 - 1650 
Rajiformes Rajidae Neoraja carolinensisnative Carolina pygmy skate  bathydemersal695 - 1010 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Neoscopelus microchirnative Shortfin neoscopelid  bathypelagic250 - 700 
Perciformes Gempylidae Nesiarchus nasutusnative Black gemfish Violet snake mackerel benthopelagic200 - 1200 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Nettenchelys exorianative   bathydemersal277 - 494 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier  benthopelagic200 - 2320 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia atlanticanative Western Atlantic grenadier  bathydemersal366 - 1097 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia cyranonative   bathypelagic860 - 915 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia liolepisnative Smooth grenadier Smooth grenadier bathydemersal768 - 1660 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia longebarbatanative Bluntnose grenadier  bathypelagic1440 - 1710 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia sclerorhynchusnative Roughtip grenadier  bathypelagic130 - 3200 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia stelgidolepisnative California grenadier  bathydemersal277 - 909 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  benthopelagic125 - 3285 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notolychnus valdiviaenative Topside lampfish Topside lampfish bathypelagic25 - 700 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus caudispinosusnative Lobisomem  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  bathypelagic777 - 2121 
Lamniformes Odontaspididae Odontaspis feroxnative Smalltooth sand tiger  benthopelagic10 - 2000 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes acanthiasnative Spiny dreamer Spiny dreamer bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes bulbosusnative Bulb-fish  bathypelagic200 - 2000 
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Opisthoproctus soleatusnative Barrel-eye  bathypelagic300 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Opostomias mitsuiinative Pitgum lanternfish  bathypelagic60 - 1366 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Osteodiscus cascadiaenative Bigtail snailfish  bathydemersal1900 - 3000 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Pachycara karenaenative   bathydemersal2780 - 3100 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis albescensnative   bathydemersal362 - 906 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis calidusnative Lowfin snailfish  bathydemersal150 - 1207 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis cephalusnative Swellhead snailfish  bathydemersal294 - 1800 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis copei copeinative Blacksnout seasnail  bathydemersal200 - 1976 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis dactylosusnative Red snailfish  bathydemersal541 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis deaninative Prickly snailfish  bathydemersal18 - 1008 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis garmaninative Pouty seasnail  bathydemersal225 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis liparinusnative   bathydemersal600 - 891 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis megalopusnative   bathydemersal2830 - 3585 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis nassarumnative   bathydemersal900 - 1280 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis paucidensnative Toothless snailfish  bathydemersal1536 - 2275 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis pectoralisnative   bathydemersal681 - 1636 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis rosaceusnative Pink snailfish  bathydemersal1050 - 3358 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis ulochirnative Broadfin snailfish  bathydemersal700 - 1900 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Parasaccogaster rhamphidognathanative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Parascombrops spinosusnative Keelcheek bass  bathydemersal87 - 544 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Penopus microphthalmusnative   bathydemersal960 - 3535 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion brevirostrenative Flathead searobin  bathydemersal55 - 550 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion ecuadorensenative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion gracilenative Slender searobin  bathydemersal30 - 475 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion imberbenative   bathydemersal247 - 274 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion miniatumnative Armored searobin Searobin bathydemersal64 - 910 
Scorpaeniformes Peristediidae Peristedion thompsoninative Rimspine searobin  bathydemersal115 - 475 
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae Phenacoscorpius nebrisnative Short-tube scorpionfish Short-tube scorpionfish bathydemersal350 - 480 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes brauerinative Brauer's dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes leucospilusnative   bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photonectes parvimanusnative Fleshyfin dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Photostomias guerneinative   bathypelagic1138 - 3100 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Poecilopsetta beaniinative Deepwater dab  bathydemersal155 - 1636 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Pollichthys maulinative Stareye lightfish Stareye lightfish bathypelagic100 - 600 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus africanusnative   bathypelagic700 - 3000 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus challengerinative Longnose tapirfish Longnose tapirfish bathypelagic777 - 4560 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus merrettinative   bathydemersal 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Polyacanthonotus rissoanusnative Smallmouth spiny eel  bathydemersal500 - 2800 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus asteroidesnative   bathypelagic366 - 732 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus clarusnative Slope hatchetfish  bathydemersal 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus laternatusnative   bathydemersal370 - 500 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme corythaeolanative Rendezvous fish  benthopelagic165 - 800 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme thaeocorylanative   bathydemersal213 - 1400 
Polymixiiformes Polymixiidae Polymixia loweinative Beardfish  bathydemersal50 - 600 
Perciformes Polyprionidae Polyprion americanusnative Wreckfish Sea bass demersal40 - 600 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Porogadus milesnative Slender cuskeel  bathydemersal1000 - 5055 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra megalopsnative   bathypelagic150 - 1000 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra oscitansnative Yawning  bathypelagic645 - 5320 
Pristiophoriformes Pristiophoridae Pristiophorus schroederinative Bahamas sawshark  bathydemersal400 - 1000 
Perciformes Lutjanidae Pristipomoides macrophthalmusnative Cardinal snapper Muniama benthopelagic110 - 550 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Prognatholiparis ptychomandibularisnative Wrinkle-jaw snailfish  bathydemersal 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum thompsoninative Bigeye lanternfish Northern flashlightfish bathypelagic785 - 1500 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos barnardinative Blackchin dwarf snailfish Blackchin dwarf snailfish bathydemersal750 - 1368 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos cathetostomusnative   bathydemersal309 - 2030 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos delawareinative   bathydemersal10 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos mirabilisnative Marvelous dwarf snailfish Marvelous dwarf snailfish bathypelagic 
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes cyanophrysnative Freckled driftfish  bathypelagic20 - 550 
Perciformes Nomeidae Psenes pellucidusnative Bluefin driftfish Blackrag bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Pseudobathylagus millerinative Stout blacksmelt Robust blacksmelt bathypelagic772 - 6600 
Anguilliformes Congridae Pseudophichthys splendensnative Purplemouthed conger  bathydemersal37 - 1647 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Pseudoscopelus scriptusnative   bathypelagic250 - 1370 
Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae Pseudotriakis microdonnative False catshark  bathydemersal173 - 1890 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes phrictusnative Blob sculpin Blob sculpin bathydemersal500 - 2800 
Lampriformes Radiicephalidae Radiicephalus elongatusnative Tapertail Tapertail pelagic-oceanic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Raja rhinanative Longnose skate  bathydemersal9 - 1069 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bathyphilanative Deep-water ray  bathydemersal600 - 2172 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bigelowinative Bigelow's ray  bathydemersal650 - 4156 
Lampriformes Regalecidae Regalecus russeliinative Oarfifsh  bathypelagic 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera atlanticanative Straightnose rabbitfish Knifenose chimaera bathydemersal500 - 1500 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Rhinoliparis attenuatusnative Slim snailfish  bathydemersal350 - 2189 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Rhinoliparis barbulifernative Longnose snailfish Longnose snailfish bathydemersal28 - 2189 
Anguilliformes Congridae Rhynchoconger graciliornative Whiptail conger  bathydemersal 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rinoctes nasutusnative Abyssal smooth-head  bathypelagic2000 - 4156 
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia bicolornative   bathypelagic 
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish Armored redmouth whalefish bathypelagic100 - 3500 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Rosenblattichthys volucrisnative Chubby pearleye Chubby pearleye bathypelagic 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Rubicundus lopheliaenative   benthopelagic382 - 700 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Saccogaster staigerinative   bathydemersal201 - 450 
Saccopharyngiformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx lavenberginative   bathypelagic2000 - 3000 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys abeinative Shining tubeshoulder Shining tubeshoulder bathypelagic37 - 1500 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Satan eurystomusendemic Widemouth blindcat Texas blind catfish bathydemersal305 - 582 
Perciformes Scombropidae Scombrops oculatusnative Atlantic scombrops Atlantic scombrops bathydemersal200 - 610 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus analisnative Short fin pearleye Blackbelly pearleye bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Scopelarchus guentherinative Staring pearleye Staring pearleye bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Neoscopelidae Scopelengys tristisnative Pacific blackchin Blackchin bathypelagic400 - 1830 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopeloberyx robustusnative Longjaw bigscale Longjaw bigscale bathypelagic 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus bispinosusnative Twospine bigscale Twospine bigscale bathypelagic200 - 4000 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus harryinative Scaly paperbone Scaly paperbone bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus lepidusnative Blackfin waryfish  benthopelagic70 - 1404 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus meadinative Blotched catshark  bathydemersal300 - 600 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus torreinative Dwarf catshark Cat shark bathydemersal200 - 600 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes aleutianusnative Rougheye rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal25 - 900 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes alutusnative Pacific ocean perch Ocean perch bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes auroranative Aurora rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal124 - 769 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes borealisnative Shortraker rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes diploproanative Splitnose rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes levisnative Cowcod Cow rockfish bathydemersal20 - 500 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes melanostomusnative Blackgill rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal124 - 769 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes phillipsinative Chameleon rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal174 - 274 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes prorigernative Redstripe rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal12 - 425 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes reedinative Yellowmouth rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal137 - 375 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes zacentrusnative Sharpchin rockfish Rockfish bathydemersal26 - 476 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastolobus altivelisnative Longspine thornyhead  bathydemersal201 - 1757 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer lanceolatoidesnative Short-tooth sawpalate  bathypelagic150 - 1000 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer samoensisnative Samoa sawtooth eel  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer sectornative Sawtooth eel Sawtooth eel bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops ebelinginative Ebeling's fangjaw Ebeling's fangjaw bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish Elongate fangjaw bathypelagic25 - 4740 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Simenchelys parasiticanative Snubnosed eel  bathydemersal136 - 2620 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Sladenia shaefersinative   bathydemersal900 - 1200 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus microcephalusnative Greenland shark  benthopelagic 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Spectrunculus grandisnative Pudgy cuskeel Giant cusk-eel bathydemersal800 - 4300 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Sphagemacrurus grenadaenative Pugnose grenadier  bathypelagic1000 - 1500 
Gadiformes Merlucciidae Steindachneria argenteanative Luminous hake  bathydemersal400 - 500 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Stemonosudis macruranative  Sharpchin barracudina bathypelagic18 - 330 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Stenobrachius leucopsarusnative Northern lampfish  bathypelagic31 - 3400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Stenobrachius nannochirnative Garnet lanternfish  bathypelagic441 - 3400 
Stephanoberyciformes Stephanoberycidae Stephanoberyx monaenative   bathydemersal945 - 4777 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx diaphananative Diaphanous hatchet fish Transparent hatchetfish bathypelagic400 - 3676 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias affinisnative Günther's boafish Scaly dragonfish bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias atriventernative Black-belly dragonfish Blackbelly dragonfish bathypelagic100 - 1500 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa feroxnative   bathypelagic20 - 800 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias longibarbatusnative Longbarb scaly dragonfish  bathypelagic400 - 1463 
Lampriformes Stylephoridae Stylephorus chordatusnative Tube-eye  bathypelagic300 - 800 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis atroxnative Fierce pike smelt Hideous barracudina bathypelagic30 - 2250 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Sudis hyalinanative   bathypelagic200 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus veranyinative Large-scale lantern fish Largescale lanternfish bathypelagic 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus billykrieteinative Kriete's tonguefish Kriete's tonguefish bathydemersal48 - 650 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus marginatusnative Margined tonguefish  bathydemersal37 - 750 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus nebulosusnative Freckled tonguefish  bathydemersal239 - 810 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus pigernative Deepwater tonguefish  bathydemersal75 - 549 
Pleuronectiformes Cynoglossidae Symphurus stigmosusnative Blotchfin tonguefish Blotchfin tonguefish bathydemersal192 - 373 
Perciformes Symphysanodontidae Symphysanodon berryinative Slope bass  bathydemersal101 - 476 
Perciformes Acropomatidae Synagrops bellusnative Blackmouth bass Sea bass bathydemersal60 - 910 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel Northern cutthroat eel bathydemersal120 - 4800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys bathyphilusnative Deepwater lanternfish  bathypelagic400 - 1550 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys minimusnative Waistcoat lanternfish  bathypelagic90 - 800 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Taaningichthys paurolychnusnative   bathypelagic900 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Tactostoma macropusnative Longfin dragonfish  bathypelagic30 - 2000 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Talismania bifurcatanative Threadfin slickhead  bathydemersal300 - 2000 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Taranetzella lyodermanative Looseskin eelpout  bathydemersal500 - 3000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Tarletonbeania crenularisnative Blue lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Perciformes Tetragonuridae Tetragonurus cuvierinative Smalleye squaretail  bathypelagic1 - 800 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus arcticusnative Dealfish  bathypelagic300 - 600 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Trachonurus sulcatusnative Bristly grenadier  bathypelagic700 - 1500 
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Trogloglanis pattersoniendemic Toothless blindcat  bathydemersal305 - 582 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Uncisudis advenanative   bathypelagic813 - 997 
Gadiformes Phycidae Urophycis cirratanative Gulf hake Hake bathydemersal27 - 684 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish Constellationfish bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Anguilliformes Nettastomatidae Venefica proceranative   bathydemersal326 - 2304 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Ventrifossa macropogonnative Longbeard grenadier  bathydemersal439 - 1000 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Ventrifossa mucocephalusnative Slimehead grenadier  bathydemersal450 - 732 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria nimbarianative Oceanic lightfish Oceanic lightfish bathypelagic20 - 5000 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria poweriaenative Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish Highseas lightfish bathypelagic50 - 1500 
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Xeneretmus latifronsnative Blacktip poacher  bathydemersal18 - 400 
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Xeneretmus ritterinative Stripefin poacher  bathydemersal183 - 366 
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Xeneretmus triacanthusnative Bluespotted poacher  bathydemersal73 - 373 
Perciformes Uranoscopidae Xenocephalus egregiusnative Freckled stargazer  demersal180 - 440 
Zeiformes Grammicolepididae Xenolepidichthys dalgleishinative Spotted tinselfish  benthopelagic128 - 885 
Anguilliformes Congridae Xenomystax atrariusnative Deepwater conger Twinpored eel bathydemersal152 - 1050 
Anguilliformes Congridae Xenomystax congroidesnative Bristletooth conger  bathydemersal140 - 825 
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Xyelacyba myersinative Gargoyle cusk  bathydemersal984 - 2500 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Yarrella blackfordinative   bathypelagic350 - 1000 
Lophiiformes Ogcocephalidae Zalieutes mcgintyinative Tricorn batfish  demersal 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Zameus squamulosusnative Velvet dogfish  benthopelagic 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis conchifernative Silvery John dory Dory benthopelagic50 - 600 
Zeiformes Zeidae Zenopsis nebulosanative Mirror dory Dory benthopelagic30 - 800 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Zesticelus profundorumnative Flabby sculpin Flabby sculpin bathydemersal88 - 2580 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Zu cristatusnative Scalloped ribbonfish  bathypelagic 
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