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Giant Hatchetfish
107 Argyropelecu gigas S09
Information
Common Name Greater Silver Hatchetfish
Range every Ocean except the North Pacific .
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Stomiiformes
Family Sternoptychidae
Genus Argyropelecus
Species A. gigas

The Giant hatchetfish or Greater silver hatchetfish (Argyropelecus gigas) a marine hatchetfish of the genus Argyropelecus, is found in every ocean except the north Pacific in the mesopelagic zone of tropical and subtropical waters. "Giant" in relative terms only, this is the largest species of marine hatchetfishes, often exceeding 110 millimetres (4.3 in) standard length.

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