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Profile lexID: 4466 AphiaID: 127338 Scientific: Chauliodus sloani German: Viperfisch English: Sloane's Viperfish Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Stomiiformes (Order) > Stomiidae (Family) > Chauliodus (Genus) > sloani (Species) Initial determination: Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Occurrence: , Comores , Somalia , Vietnam , Chile , India , the Canary Islands , Cuba , Peru Africa, Australia, Azzorre, Brasile, Canada , Capo Verde, Cina, Coste Europee, Filippine, Giappone, Groenlandia, Hawaii, Indonesia, Islanda, Madagascar, Maldive, Mar delle Andamane, Mediterraneo, Nuova Zelanda, Papua Nuova Guinea, Seychelles, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Taiwan, USA Size: 30 cm - 35 cm Temperature: 5°C - 27°C Food: Predatory, Crostacei, Piccoli pesci, Seppie Difficulty: Non adatto agli acquari! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Inhabits deep oceanic waters to more than 1,000 m depth.
Feeds on midwater fishes and crustaceans, mainly on myctophids.
Warm and temperate parts of all oceans but with several distributional gaps in the southern central Atlantic, northern Indian Ocean, eastern Pacific north of the equator, etc.
Also found in the western Mediterranean, South China Sea and East China Sea.
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