ceanic, usually living deeper than 500 m during the day. Smaller individuals migrate to the surface at night. Possibly feeding on crustaceans and fishes (Ref. 58426).
- Bigelow, H.B., D.M. Cohen, M.M. Dick, R.H. Gibbs Jr., M. Grey, J.E. Morrow Jr., L.P. Schultz and V. Walters 1964 Fishes of the western North Atlantic. Part four. New Haven, Sears Found. Mar. Res., Yale Univ. (Ref. 37473) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=37473&speccode=10153