Half-naked hatchetfish

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Original source: Argyropelecus hemigymnus, pesce di grande profondità (abissale) riscontrabile anche in superficie nello Stretto di Messina (per gentile concessione del prof. Francesco Costa). .
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The Half-naked hatchetfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 0 - 2400 m , usually 250 - 600 m environment.

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Common names

atlantic silver hatchetfish in English
Atlantinhelmiäiskala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Hache d'argent à épines in French (français)
Hatchet fish in English
Hatchetfish in English
Lovely hatchetfish in English
marine hatchetfish in English
Pai-velho in Portuguese (Português)
Pez hacha in Spanish (español)
Pez hacha plateado in Spanish (español)
Pigghalet perlemorfisk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Silver hatchetfish in English
Spids sølvøkse in Danish (dansk)
Tiefsee-Beilbauchfisch in German (Deutsch)
Togarimune-eso in Japanese (日本語)
топорик in Russian (русский язык)
棘銀斧魚 in Mandarin Chinese
棘银斧鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Sternoptychidae
Genus : Argyropelecus
Species : Argyropelecus hemigymnus
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