List of Deep-water Fishes reported from Greenland
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Table 1: 169 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 0 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 169 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 169 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name Habitat Depth (m)
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 bairdiinative Baird's slickhead  bathydemersal365 - 1700 
Rajiformes Rajidae Amblyraja hyperboreanative Arctic skate  bathydemersal140 - 2500 
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth  bathypelagic2 - 4992 
Aulopiformes Anotopteridae Anotopterus pharaonative Daggertooth  bathypelagic 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora rostratanative Blue antimora  bathypelagic350 - 3000 
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus carbonative Black scabbardfish  bathypelagic200 - 2300 
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus laurussoniinative Iceland catshark  bathydemersal560 - 1550 
Gadiformes Gadidae Arctogadus glacialisnative Arctic cod  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Argentinidae Argentina silusnative Greater argentine  bathydemersal140 - 1440 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus gigasnative Hatchetfish  bathypelagic300 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus hemigymnusnative Half-naked hatchetfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus olfersiinative   bathypelagic100 - 800 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina infansnative Avocet snipe eel  bathypelagic785 - 4580 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bajacalifornia megalopsnative Bigeye smooth-head  bathypelagic150 - 3200 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Barbantus curvifronsnative Palebelly searsid  bathypelagic 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish  bathydemersal120 - 2000 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathylaco nigricansnative Black warrior  bathypelagic450 - 4540 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus euryopsnative Goiter blacksmelt  bathypelagic500 - 3237 
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja spinicaudanative Spinytail skate  bathydemersal140 - 1463 
Aulopiformes Bathysauridae Bathysaurus feroxnative Deep-sea lizardfish  bathydemersal600 - 3500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathytroctes microlepisnative Smallscale smooth-head  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella infansnative Zugmayer's pearleye  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Benthosema glacialenative Glacier lantern fish Kapisilik pelagic-oceanic 
Beryciformes Berycidae Beryx decadactylusnative Alfonsino  bathydemersal110 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Borostomias antarcticusnative Snaggletooth  bathydemersal300 - 2630 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Bythites fuscusnative Arctic brotula  benthopelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus micropusnative   bathydemersal100 - 1800 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus reinhardtinative Sea tadpole  bathydemersal75 - 1750 
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius fasciatusnative Greenland manefish  bathypelagic100 - 420 
Lophiiformes Caulophrynidae Caulophryne jordaninative Fanfin angler  bathypelagic100 - 1510 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Centroscyllium fabriciinative Black dogfish  bathydemersal180 - 1600 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Centroscymnus coelolepisnative Portuguese dogfish  bathydemersal150 - 3700 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Ceratias holboellinative Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish  bathypelagic400 - 4400 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensisnative Madeira lantern fish  bathypelagic51 - 1480 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne draconative Smooth dreamer  bathypelagic350 - 1750 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Chaenophryne longicepsnative Can-opener smoothdream  bathypelagic500 - 1000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus sloaninative Sloane's viperfish  bathypelagic200 - 4700 
Perciformes Chiasmodontidae Chiasmodon nigernative Black swallower  pelagic-oceanic700 - 2745 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Chimaera monstrosanative Rabbit fish  bathydemersal40 - 1400 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides armatusnative Abyssal grenadier  bathypelagic282 - 5180 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides mediterraneusnative Mediterranean grenadier  bathypelagic1000 - 4262 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides rupestrisnative Roundnose grenadier  bathypelagic180 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus micropsnative Polar sculpin  bathydemersal165 - 1342 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus sadkonative   bathydemersal300 - 700 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Cottunculus thomsoniinative Pallid sculpin  bathydemersal100 - 1600 
Lophiiformes Ceratiidae Cryptopsaras couesiinative Triplewart seadevil  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone brauerinative Garrick  bathypelagic10 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Cyclothone microdonnative Veiled anglemouth  bathypelagic200 - 5301 
Saccopharyngiformes Cyematidae Cyema atrumnative Bobtail eel  bathypelagic330 - 5100 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Danaphryne nigrifilisnative   bathypelagic 
Beryciformes Diretmidae Diretmoides pauciradiatusnative Longwing spinyfin  bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Dolopichthys longicornisnative   bathypelagic1375 - 2200 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Einara edentulanative Toothless smooth-head  bathypelagic700 - 2000 
Perciformes Epigonidae Epigonus telescopusnative Black cardinal fish  bathydemersal75 - 1200 
Squaliformes Etmopteridae Etmopterus princepsnative Great lanternshark  bathydemersal300 - 2213 
Saccopharyngiformes Eurypharyngidae Eurypharynx pelecanoidesnative Pelican eel  bathypelagic500 - 7625 
Gadiformes Lotidae Gaidropsarus argentatusnative Arctic rockling Savukuyssat bathydemersal150 - 2260 
Lophiiformes Gigantactinidae Gigantactis vanhoeffeninative   bathypelagic300 - 5300 
Gadiformes Moridae Guttigadus latifronsnative   bathydemersal770 - 1875 
Cetomimiformes Cetomimidae Gyrinomimus myersinative   bathypelagic1280 - 2791 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling  bathypelagic450 - 3000 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Harriotta raleighananative Pacific longnose chimaera  bathydemersal200 - 2600 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Helicolenus dactylopterusnative Blackbelly rosefish  bathydemersal50 - 1100 
Lophiiformes Himantolophidae Himantolophus groenlandicusnative Atlantic footballfish  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Histiobranchus bathybiusnative Deep-water arrowtooth eel  benthopelagic295 - 5440 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia anomalanative Bighead searsid  bathypelagic700 - 2700 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia macropsnative Bigeye searsid  benthopelagic100 - 1000 
Beryciformes Trachichthyidae Hoplostethus atlanticusnative Orange roughy  bathypelagic180 - 1809 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus affinisnative Smalleyed rabbitfish  bathydemersal300 - 3000 
Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae Hydrolagus pallidusnative   bathydemersal800 - 2700 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus crocodilusnative Jewel lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus intricariusnative Diamondcheek lanternfish  bathypelagic40 - 750 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampanyctus macdonaldinative Rakery beaconlamp  bathypelagic60 - 1464 
Lampriformes Lampridae Lampris guttatusnative Opah  bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne algibarbatanative   bathypelagic400 - 2200 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne bicornisnative   bathypelagic620 - 1220 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne coronatanative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Linophrynidae Linophryne lucifernative   bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis fabriciinative Gelatinous snailfish  bathydemersal12 - 1800 
Lophiiformes Lophiidae Lophius piscatoriusnative Angler  bathydemersal20 - 1000 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Lophodolos acanthognathusnative Whalehead dreamer  bathypelagic650 - 1500 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys albanative   bathydemersal 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys kolthoffinative Checkered wolf eel  bathydemersal202 - 930 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys muraenanative Moray wolf eel  bathydemersal350 - 1700 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys paxillusnative Common wolf eel  bathydemersal46 - 1525 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys sarsiinative Sar's wolf eel  bathydemersal150 - 600 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes adolfinative Adolf's eelpout  bathydemersal1371 - 1880 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes esmarkiinative Greater eelpout  bathydemersal251 - 1090 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes frigidusnative Glacial eelpout  bathydemersal475 - 3000 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes luetkeniinative L├╝tken's eelpout  bathydemersal839 - 1463 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes mcallisterinative McAllister's eelpout  bathydemersal298 - 668 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes paamiutinative Paamiut eelpout  bathydemersal350 - 1337 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes reticulatusnative Arctic eelpout  bathydemersal100 - 930 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes seminudusnative Longear eelpout  bathydemersal357 - 1400 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes squamiventernative Scalebelly eelpout  bathydemersal357 - 1808 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes terraenovaenative   bathydemersal630 - 2604 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes vahliinative Vahl's eelpout  bathydemersal65 - 1200 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodonus mirabilisnative Chevron scutepout  bathydemersal800 - 2394 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis atlanticanative Duckbill barracudina  pelagic-oceanic 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Malacosteus nigernative Stoplight loosejaw  bathypelagic500 - 3886 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia maulinative Maul's searsid  bathypelagic400 - 1200 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Maulisia microlepisnative Smallscale searsid  bathypelagic500 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Maurolicus muellerinative Silvery lightfish  bathypelagic271 - 1524 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes micropsnative   bathypelagic300 - 2516 
Lophiiformes Melanocetidae Melanocetus murrayinative Murray's abyssal anglerfish  bathypelagic100 - 6370 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Melanolagus bericoidesnative Bigscale deepsea smelt  bathypelagic100 - 1700 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Melanostomias bartonbeaninative Scaleless black dragonfish  bathypelagic25 - 2000 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum punctatumnative Spotted lanternfish  bathypelagic 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine jespersenaenative Jespersen's hagfish Jespersen's hagfish benthopelagic752 - 1556 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia groenlandicanative Greenland argentine  bathypelagic 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel  bathypelagic100 - 4337 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Nezumia aequalisnative Common Atlantic grenadier  benthopelagic200 - 2320 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Normichthys operosusnative Multipore searsid  bathypelagic 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus bonapartenative Shortfin spiny eel  bathypelagic487 - 2000 
Notacanthiformes Notacanthidae Notacanthus chemnitziinative Snubnosed spiny eel  benthopelagic125 - 3285 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes anisacanthusnative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes eschrichtiinative Bulbous dreamer  bathypelagic750 - 2500 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Oneirodes macrosteusnative   bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Paralepis coregonoidesnative Sharpchin barracudina Putorutorsôak bathypelagic50 - 1032 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis bathybiusnative Black seasnail  bathydemersal20 - 4009 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis copei copeinative Blacksnout seasnail  bathydemersal200 - 1976 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis garmaninative Pouty seasnail  bathydemersal225 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis hystrixnative   bathydemersal250 - 1150 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Photostylus pycnopterusnative Starry smooth-head  bathypelagic701 - 2868 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Phyllorhinichthys balushkininative   bathypelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Phyllorhinichthys micractisnative   bathypelagic1000 - 3600 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Platytroctes apusnative Legless searsid  bathypelagic385 - 5393 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Platytroctes mirusnative Leaf searsid  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus asteroidesnative   bathypelagic366 - 732 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Polyipnus pollinative Round hatchetfish  bathydemersal250 - 600 
Stomiiformes Phosichthyidae Polymetme corythaeolanative Rendezvous fish  benthopelagic165 - 800 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra capitonative   bathypelagic400 - 1000 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos gelatinosusnative Gelatinous dwarf snailfish  bathypelagic 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos groenlandicusnative Greenland dwarf snailfish  bathydemersal930 - 1055 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos melanocephalusnative   bathydemersal 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Psednos micruroidesnative Multipore dwarf snailfish  bathypelagic 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bathyphilanative Deep-water ray  bathydemersal600 - 2172 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella bigelowinative Bigelow's ray  bathydemersal650 - 4156 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella fyllaenative Round ray  bathydemersal170 - 2050 
Rajiformes Rajidae Rajella linteanative Sailray  bathydemersal150 - 1170 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Rhadinesthes decimusnative Slender snaggletooth  bathypelagic 
Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae Rhinochimaera atlanticanative Straightnose rabbitfish  bathydemersal500 - 1500 
Cetomimiformes Rondeletiidae Rondeletia loricatanative Redmouth whalefish  bathypelagic100 - 3500 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina attritanative Softskin smooth-head  bathypelagic450 - 2300 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Rouleina maderensisnative Madeiran smooth-head  bathypelagic595 - 1450 
Saccopharyngiformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx ampullaceusnative Gulper eel  bathypelagic 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys schnakenbeckinative Schnakenbeck's searsid  bathypelagic365 - 1200 
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beaniinative Bean's bigscale  bathypelagic 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus lepidusnative Blackfin waryfish  benthopelagic70 - 1404 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Searsia koefoedinative Koefoed's searsid  bathypelagic450 - 1500 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes mentellanative Beaked redfish  bathypelagic300 - 1441 
Anguilliformes Serrivomeridae Serrivomer beaniinative Stout sawpalate  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops bathyphilusnative Spark anglemouth  bathypelagic700 - 3000 
Stomiiformes Gonostomatidae Sigmops elongatusnative Elongated bristlemouth fish  bathypelagic25 - 4740 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus microcephalusnative Greenland shark Ekalugssûp piarâ benthopelagic 
Lophiiformes Oneirodidae Spiniphryne gladisfenaenative Prickly dreamer  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Sternoptyx pseudobscuranative Highlight hatchetfish  bathypelagic800 - 2000 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa boanative Boa dragonfish  bathypelagic200 - 2173 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Stomias boa feroxnative   bathypelagic20 - 800 
Anguilliformes Synaphobranchidae Synaphobranchus kaupiinative Kaup's arrowtooth eel  bathydemersal120 - 4800 
Ophidiiformes Bythitidae Thalassobathia pelagicanative   bathypelagic500 - 1000 
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus arcticusnative Dealfish  bathypelagic300 - 600 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Trigonolampa miricepsnative Threelight dragonfish  bathypelagic 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Valenciennellus tripunctulatusnative Constellationfish  bathypelagic100 - 1000 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Xenodermichthys copeinative Bluntsnout smooth-head  bathypelagic100 - 2650 
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