List of Deepwater Species for Gulf of Mexico
n = 292
Scientific Name Common Name Habitat Depth(m)
Aldrovandia gracilis bathypelagic 460 - 2560
Alepisaurus ferox Long snouted lancetfish bathypelagic 0 - 1830
Alepocephalus agassizii Agassiz' slickhead bathydemersal 600 - 2500
Alepocephalus australis Small scaled brown slickhead bathydemersal 1000 - 2600
Alepocephalus productus Smalleye smooth-head bathydemersal 1150 - 3500
Anacanthobatis folirostris Leaf-nose leg skate bathydemersal 425 - 472
Anoplogaster brachycera Shorthorn fangtooth bathypelagic 0 - 1500
Anoplogaster cornuta Common fangtooth bathypelagic 2 - 4992
Antigonia combatia Shortspine boarfish bathydemersal 115 - 585
Apristurus laurussonii Iceland catshark bathydemersal 560 - 1550
Apristurus parvipinnis Smallfin catshark bathydemersal 600 - 1380
Apristurus riveri Broadgill catshark bathydemersal 700 - 1500
Argentina georgei Blackbelly Argentine bathydemersal 220 - 457
Argentina striata Striated argentine bathypelagic 100 - 600
Argyropelecus aculeatus Lovely hatchetfish bathypelagic 100 - 2056
Argyropelecus affinis Pacific hatchet fish bathypelagic 1 - 3872
Argyropelecus gigas Hatchetfish bathypelagic 300 - 1000
Argyropelecus hemigymnus Half-naked hatchetfish bathypelagic 0 - 2400
Ariomma melanum Brown driftfish bathydemersal 180 - 600
Aristostomias grimaldii bathypelagic 25 - 800
Aristostomias lunifer bathypelagic 120 - 1280
Aristostomias polydactylus bathypelagic 25 - 1100
Aristostomias tittmanni Loosejaw bathypelagic 15 - 2000
Astronesthes cyaneus bathypelagic 120 - 800
Astronesthes gemmifer bathypelagic 0 - 2400
Astronesthes indicus Black snaggletooth bathypelagic 1 - 3000
Astronesthes macropogon bathypelagic 0 - 2000
Astronesthes micropogon bathypelagic 120 - 600
Astronesthes niger bathypelagic
Astronesthes richardsoni Richardson's snaggletooth bathypelagic 275 - 1000
Astronesthes similus bathypelagic 0 - 850
Astronesthes zharovi bathypelagic
Bajacalifornia megalops Bigeye smooth-head bathypelagic 150 - 3200
Barathronus bicolor bathypelagic 549 - 1561
Bassogigas gillii bathydemersal 637 - 2239
Bathophilus digitatus bathypelagic 75 - 550
Bathophilus longipinnis bathypelagic 20 - 1646
Bathophilus nigerrimus Scaleless dragonfish bathypelagic
Bathophilus pawneei Pawnee dragonfish bathypelagic 100 - 3000
Bathyanthias cubensis bathydemersal 366 - 412
Bathyclupea argentea bathypelagic 505 - 677
Bathycongrus bullisi Bullish conger bathydemersal 366 - 475
Bathycongrus dubius Dubious conger bathydemersal 128 - 886
Bathycongrus vicinalis Neighbor conger bathydemersal 101 - 503
Bathygadus favosus bathydemersal 770 - 2745
Bathygadus macrops Bullseye grenadier bathypelagic 200 - 777
Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant's grenadier bathydemersal 400 - 2600
Bathyonus pectoralis bathydemersal 604 - 4600
Bathypterois bigelowi bathydemersal 377 - 986
Bathypterois grallator Tripodfish bathydemersal 878 - 4720
Bathypterois phenax Blackfin spiderfish bathydemersal 800 - 2657
Bathypterois quadrifilis bathydemersal 402 - 1408
Bathypterois viridensis bathydemersal 476 - 1477
Bathysaurus mollis Highfin lizardfish bathydemersal 1550 - 4903
Bathytroctes microlepis Smallscale smooth-head bathypelagic 0 - 4900
Bathytyphlops marionae Marion's spiderfish bathydemersal 0 - 1920
Bembrops anatirostris Duckbill flathead bathydemersal 100 - 400
Benthosema suborbitale Smallfin lanternfish bathypelagic 50 - 2500
Bonapartia pedaliota Longray fangjaw bathypelagic 100 - 1200
Borostomias elucens bathypelagic 500 - 2500
Borostomias mononema Sickle snaggletooth bathypelagic
Bregmaceros cantori Striped codlet bathypelagic 450 - 475
Breviraja spinosa Spinose skate bathydemersal 323 - 675
Brotulotaenia brevicauda bathypelagic 0 - 2650
Bufoceratias wedli bathypelagic 300 - 1750
Caraibops trispinosus Threespine bass bathydemersal 36 - 550
Cataetyx laticeps bathydemersal 500 - 2400
Centrodraco acanthopoma North Atlantic slope dragonet bathydemersal 170 - 594
Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark bathydemersal 50 - 1440
Centrophorus uyato Little gulper shark bathydemersal 50 - 1400
Cetomimus teevani bathypelagic
Cetonurus globiceps Globehead grenadier bathypelagic 860 - 4621
Chascanopsetta lugubris Pelican flounder bathydemersal 60 - 3210
Chauliodus danae Dana viperfish bathypelagic 0 - 500
Chauliodus sloani Sloane's viperfish bathypelagic 200 - 4700
Chlorophthalmus agassizi Shortnose greeneye bathydemersal 50 - 1000
Cirrhigaleus asper Roughskin spurdog bathydemersal 200 - 650
Citharichthys cornutus Horned whiff bathydemersal 30 - 400
Coelorinchus caribbaeus Blackfin grenadier bathydemersal 200 - 700
Coloconger meadi bathydemersal 650 - 925
Conocara macropterum Longfin smooth-head bathypelagic 800 - 2200
Conocara murrayi Murray's smooth-head bathypelagic 1200 - 2603
Coryphaenoides alateralis bathydemersal 1035 - 1116
Coryphaenoides mexicanus Mexican grenadier bathydemersal 110 - 1600
Coryphaenoides rudis Rudis rattail bathypelagic 600 - 2380
Coryphaenoides zaniophorus Thickbeard grenadier bathydemersal 400 - 2375
Cruriraja rugosa Rough leg skate bathydemersal 366 - 1007
Cryptopsaras couesii Triplewart seadevil bathypelagic 0 - 3085
Cubiceps pauciradiatus Bigeye cigarfish bathypelagic 58 - 1000
Cyclothone braueri Garrick bathypelagic 10 - 2000
Cyclothone microdon Veiled anglemouth bathypelagic 200 - 5301
Cyttopsis rosea Rosy dory bathypelagic 150 - 730
Dactylobatus armatus Skilletskate bathydemersal 300 - 900
Dactylobatus clarkii Hookskate bathydemersal 475 - 1000
Dalatias licha Kitefin shark bathydemersal 37 - 1800
Diaphus taaningi Slopewater lanternfish bathypelagic 40 - 475
Dibranchus atlanticus Atlantic batfish bathydemersal 45 - 1300
Dibranchus tremendus bathydemersal 750 - 2300
Dicrolene kanazawai bathydemersal 1334 - 2342
Dipturus garricki San Blas skate bathydemersal 275 - 476
Dipturus oregoni Hooktail skate bathydemersal 369 - 468
Diretmus argenteus Silver spinyfin bathypelagic 0 - 2000
Dolicholagus longirostris Longsnout blacksmelt bathypelagic 200 - 1497
Echiostoma barbatum Threadfin dragonfish bathypelagic 30 - 4200
Ectreposebastes imus Midwater scorpionfish bathypelagic 150 - 2000
Epigonus denticulatus Pencil cardinal bathydemersal 130 - 830
Epigonus macrops Luminous deepsea cardinalfish bathydemersal 550 - 1300
Epigonus occidentalis Western deepsea cardinalfish bathydemersal 360 - 735
Epigonus oligolepis bathydemersal 380 - 660
Epigonus pandionis Bigeye bathydemersal 200 - 600
Epigonus pectinifer bathydemersal 100 - 1200
Eptatretus minor bathydemersal 300 - 400
Eptatretus springeri Gulf hagfish bathydemersal 400 - 730
Etelis oculatus Queen snapper bathydemersal 100 - 450
Etmopterus hillianus Caribbean lanternshark bathydemersal 180 - 717
Etmopterus schultzi Fringefin lanternshark bathydemersal 200 - 1000
Etmopterus virens Green lanternshark bathydemersal 100 - 1000
Eumegistus brevorti Tropical pomfret bathypelagic 384 - 1317
Eustomias bibulbosus bathypelagic 0 - 3000
Eustomias binghami bathypelagic 75 - 1700
Eustomias braueri bathypelagic 0 - 1400
Eustomias brevibarbatus bathypelagic 0 - 2000
Eustomias dendriticus bathypelagic
Eustomias filifer bathypelagic
Eustomias longibarba bathypelagic 0 - 1820
Eustomias macrurus Yellowstem dragonfish bathypelagic
Eustomias monoclonus bathypelagic
Eustomias obscurus bathypelagic 20 - 1900
Eustomias schmidti Schmidt's dragonfish bathypelagic 50 - 150
Fenestraja ishiyamai Plain pygmy skate bathydemersal 400 - 1000
Fenestraja plutonia Pluto skate bathydemersal 290 - 750
Flagellostomias boureei Longbarb dragonfish bathypelagic 0 - 3000
Foetorepus agassizii Spotfin dragonet bathydemersal 48 - 700
Gadomus arcuatus Doublethread grenadier bathypelagic 610 - 1370
Gadomus longifilis Treadfin grenadier bathypelagic 630 - 2165
Galeus arae Roughtail catshark bathydemersal 250 - 750
Gigantura chuni Gigantura bathypelagic
Gigantura indica Telescopefish bathypelagic 17 - 2100
Glossanodon pygmaeus Pygmy argentine bathypelagic 92 - 458
Gnathophis bathytopos Blackgut conger bathydemersal 180 - 370
Gonostoma atlanticum Atlantic fangjaw bathypelagic 50 - 1352
Gymnothorax conspersus Saddled moray bathydemersal 100 - 310
Gyrinomimus myersi bathypelagic 1280 - 2791
Gyrinomimus parri Parr's combtooth whalefish bathypelagic
Halosaurus guentheri bathypelagic 550 - 1600
Halosaurus ovenii bathydemersal 440 - 1700
Helicolenus dactylopterus Blackbelly rosefish bathydemersal 50 - 1100
Heptranchias perlo Sharpnose sevengill shark bathydemersal 0 - 1000
Heterophotus ophistoma Wingfin snaggletooth bathypelagic 790 - 1420
Hexanchus griseus Bluntnose sixgill shark bathydemersal 1 - 2500
Himantolophus melanolophus bathypelagic 360 - 880
Hollardia hollardi Reticulate spikefish bathydemersal 230 - 915
Hoplostethus occidentalis Atlantic Roughy bathypelagic 485 - 550
Hoplunnis tenuis Spotted pike-conger bathydemersal 130 - 420
Hydrolagus mirabilis Large-eyed rabbitfish bathydemersal 450 - 1933
Hygophum hygomii Bermuda lantern fish bathypelagic 0 - 1485
Hymenocephalus billsam bathypelagic 400 - 900
Hymenogadus gracilis Slender membranehead bathypelagic 300 - 618
Hyporthodus mystacinus Misty grouper bathydemersal 30 - 400
Ichthyococcus ovatus Lightfish bathypelagic 0 - 2500
Idiacanthus fasciola Ribbon sawtail fish bathypelagic 0 - 2000
Isistius brasiliensis Cookie cutter shark bathypelagic 0 - 3700
Lampanyctus alatus Winged lanternfish bathypelagic 40 - 1500
Lampanyctus tenuiformis Slender lanternfish bathypelagic
Lampris guttatus Opah bathypelagic 0 - 500
Lepophidium staurophor Barred cusk-eel bathydemersal 180 - 485
Leptoderma macrops Grenadier smooth-head bathydemersal 500 - 2000
Leptostomias gladiator bathypelagic 0 - 5000
Lestidiops affinis Barracudina bathypelagic 0 - 2000
Lestidium atlanticum Atlantic barracudina bathypelagic 50 - 1270
Lestrolepis intermedia bathypelagic 35 - 1320
Linophryne densiramus Thickbranch angler bathypelagic 150 - 1400
Lophiodes monodi bathydemersal 366 - 549
Lophius gastrophysus Blackfin goosefish bathydemersal 40 - 700
Lophotus lacepede Crested oarfish bathypelagic 0 - 92
Luciobrotula corethromycter bathydemersal 220 - 1830
Lycenchelys bullisi bathydemersal
Malacocephalus laevis Softhead grenadier bathydemersal 200 - 1000
Malacocephalus occidentalis Western softhead grenadier bathydemersal 140 - 1945
Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw bathypelagic 500 - 3886
Manducus maderensis bathypelagic 0 - 850
Margrethia obtusirostra Bighead portholefish bathypelagic 100 - 1739
Masturus lanceolatus Sharptail mola bathypelagic
Maurolicus muelleri Silvery lightfish bathypelagic 271 - 1524
Maurolicus weitzmani Atlantic pearlside bathypelagic 0 - 100
Melanocetus johnsonii Humpback anglerfish bathypelagic 100 - 4500
Melanolagus bericoides Bigscale deepsea smelt bathypelagic 100 - 1700
Melanostomias biseriatus bathypelagic 620 - 760
Melanostomias macrophotus bathypelagic 530 - 945
Melanostomias melanopogon bathypelagic
Melanostomias melanops bathypelagic 350 - 1024
Melanostomias tentaculatus Tentacle dragonfish bathypelagic 30 - 950
Melanostomias valdiviae Valdivia black dragon fish bathypelagic 40 - 1600
Mentodus facilis bathypelagic 680 - 2000
Merluccius albidus Offshore silver hake bathydemersal 80 - 1170
Microstoma microstoma Slender argentine bathypelagic
Mitsukurina owstoni Goblin shark bathydemersal 30 - 1300
Monomitopus magnus bathydemersal 730 - 930
Myctophum affine Metallic lantern fish bathypelagic 0 - 600
Myctophum nitidulum Pearly lanternfish bathypelagic 412 - 1537
Nannobrachium cuprarium bathypelagic 40 - 1000
Narcetes stomias Blackhead salmon bathypelagic 1500 - 2300
Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel bathypelagic 100 - 4337
Neobythites elongatus bathydemersal 230 - 1270
Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth bathypelagic 70 - 1650
Nettastoma melanurum Blackfin sorcerer bathypelagic 37 - 1647
Nettastoma syntresis bathydemersal 0 - 641
Nezumia atlantica Western Atlantic grenadier bathydemersal 366 - 1097
Nezumia cyrano bathypelagic 860 - 915
Nezumia longebarbata Bluntnose grenadier bathypelagic 1440 - 1710
Nezumia suilla bathydemersal 860 - 915
Notolychnus valdiviae Topside lampfish bathypelagic 25 - 700
Notoscopelus caudispinosus Lobisomem bathypelagic 0 - 360
Oneirodes bradburyae bathypelagic
Paraliparis calidus Lowfin snailfish bathydemersal 150 - 1207
Parasaccogaster rhamphidognatha bathydemersal
Parascombrops spinosus Keelcheek bass bathydemersal 87 - 544
Peristedion antillarum Longnose armoured searobin bathydemersal 329 - 649
Peristedion brevirostre Flathead searobin bathydemersal 55 - 550
Peristedion ecuadorense bathydemersal
Peristedion gracile Slender searobin bathydemersal 30 - 475
Peristedion imberbe bathydemersal 247 - 274
Peristedion longispatha bathydemersal
Peristedion miniatum Armored searobin bathydemersal 64 - 910
Peristedion thompsoni Rimspine searobin bathydemersal 115 - 475
Peristedion truncatum Black armoured searobin bathydemersal 155 - 910
Peristedion unicuspis bathydemersal
Phenacoscorpius nebris Short-tube scorpionfish bathydemersal 350 - 480
Photonectes achirus bathypelagic 75 - 1400
Photonectes braueri Brauer's dragonfish bathypelagic 0 - 1000
Photonectes leucospilus bathypelagic
Photonectes margarita bathypelagic 808 - 5087
Photonectes parvimanus Fleshyfin dragonfish bathypelagic 0 - 1463
Photostomias guernei bathypelagic 1138 - 3100
Platyberyx andriashevi bathypelagic 48 - 2200
Poecilopsetta beanii Deepwater dab bathydemersal 155 - 1636
Pollichthys mauli Stareye lightfish bathypelagic 100 - 600
Polyacanthonotus africanus bathypelagic 700 - 3000
Polyipnus asteroides bathypelagic 366 - 732
Polyipnus laternatus bathydemersal 370 - 500
Polymetme thaeocoryla bathydemersal 213 - 1400
Polymixia lowei Beardfish bathydemersal 50 - 600
Porogadus catena bathydemersal 1180 - 3500
Pronotogrammus eos Bigeye bass bathydemersal 155 - 325
Psenes cyanophrys Freckled driftfish bathypelagic 20 - 550
Psenes pellucidus Bluefin driftfish bathypelagic
Pseudomyrophis nimius bathydemersal 320 - 755
Pseudophichthys splendens Purplemouthed conger bathydemersal 37 - 1647
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis bathypelagic 30 - 2390
Pseudoscopelus scriptus bathypelagic 250 - 1370
Rajella bigelowi Bigelow's ray bathydemersal 650 - 4156
Rajella purpuriventralis Purplebelly skate bathydemersal
Rhynchoconger gracilior Whiptail conger bathydemersal
Rinoctes nasutus Abyssal smooth-head bathypelagic 2000 - 4156
Rouleina attrita Softskin smooth-head bathypelagic 450 - 2300
Saccogaster staigeri bathydemersal 201 - 450
Scopelarchoides danae Dana pearleye bathypelagic 0 - 1850
Serrivomer beanii Stout sawpalate bathypelagic 0 - 5998
Sigmops elongatus Elongated bristlemouth fish bathypelagic 25 - 4740
Snyderidia canina bathydemersal 110 - 1762
Sphagemacrurus grenadae Pugnose grenadier bathypelagic 1000 - 1500
Squalogadus modificatus Tadpole whiptail bathypelagic 600 - 1740
Squatina dumeril Atlantic angel shark bathydemersal 1 - 1375
Steindachneria argentea Luminous hake bathydemersal 400 - 500
Stemonosudis bullisi bathypelagic 810 - 997
Stemonosudis intermedia bathypelagic 50 - 1000
Stephanoberyx monae bathydemersal 945 - 4777
Sternoptyx diaphana Diaphanous hatchet fish bathypelagic 400 - 3676
Sternoptyx pseudobscura Highlight hatchetfish bathypelagic 800 - 2000
Stomias affinis G√ľnther's boafish bathypelagic 0 - 3182
Stomias longibarbatus Longbarb scaly dragonfish bathypelagic 400 - 1463
Stylephorus chordatus Tube-eye bathypelagic 300 - 800
Symphurus piger Deepwater tonguefish bathydemersal 75 - 549
Symphurus stigmosus Blotchfin tonguefish bathydemersal 192 - 373
Symphysanodon berryi Slope bass bathydemersal 101 - 476
Synagrops bellus Blackmouth bass bathydemersal 60 - 910
Talismania antillarum Antillean smooth-head bathypelagic 455 - 1460
Talismania homoptera Hairfin smooth-head bathypelagic 560 - 1690
Trachonurus sulcatus Bristly grenadier bathypelagic 700 - 1500
Trachonurus villosus Furry whiptail bathypelagic 514 - 1590
Uncisudis advena bathypelagic 813 - 997
Urophycis cirrata Gulf hake bathydemersal 27 - 684
Valenciennellus tripunctulatus Constellationfish bathypelagic 100 - 1000
Venefica procera bathydemersal 326 - 2304
Ventrifossa macropogon Longbeard grenadier bathydemersal 439 - 1000
Vinciguerria nimbaria Oceanic lightfish bathypelagic 20 - 5000
Vinciguerria poweriae Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish bathypelagic 50 - 1500
Xenodermichthys copei Bluntsnout smooth-head bathypelagic 100 - 2650
Xenomystax congroides Bristletooth conger bathydemersal 140 - 825
Xyelacyba myersi Gargoyle cusk bathydemersal 984 - 2500
Yarrella blackfordi bathypelagic 350 - 1000
Zu cristatus Scalloped ribbonfish bathypelagic
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