Food of Hygophum benoiti (Pisces: Myctophidae) in Korinthiakos Gulf (Greece)

P. Kaspiris, A. Argyriou and A. Vertsiotis

aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, pp. 21-24, Volume 1, Issue 2 – August 1994


The present study examines the diet of Hygophum benoiti (Cocco, 1838) from specimens collected in May and July 1990 in the Korinthiakos Gulf. This mesopelagic fish migrates during the night towards the surface where zooplankton is more abundant and from which this species is feeding.

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