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Baird, R. C. 1971. The systematics, distribution, and zoogeography of the marine hatchetfishes (family Sternoptychidae). Bull Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard, 142 (1): 128 pp., 80 fig.

Brauer, A. 1906. Die Tiefseefische. 1. Systematischer Teil. Wiss. Ergebn. dt. Tiefsee-Exped. 'Valdivia', Iena, 15 (1): 1-432, 18 pl., 176 fig.

Bright, T. J.; Paquegnat, W. E. 1969. Deep-sea hatchet fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Q.J. Fla. Acad. Sci., 32 (1): 26-37.

Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. 1828-1849. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, Paris-Strasbourg, 22 vol., 11030 pp., 621 pl. (numb. 1-650).1,1828: xvi+573 pp., pl. I-VIII [author: Cuvier]; 2, 1828: xxi+490 pp., pl. 9-40 [Cuv.: pp. 1-238, pp. 249-262, pp. 387-490; Val.: pp. 238-249, pp. 262-386]; 3 April 1829: xxiii+500 pp., pl. 41-71 [Cuvier]; 4, 1829: xxvi+518 pp., pl. 72-99 [Cuvier]; 5, 1830: xxviii+499 pp., pl. 100-140 [Cuvier]; 6, 1830: xxiv+pp.559 pp., pl. 141-169 [Val.: pp. 1-425, 493-559; Cuv.: 426-491]; 7, 1831: xxix + 531 pp., pl. 170-208 [Cuv.: 1-440; Val.: pp. 441-531]; 8, 1832: xix+509 pp., pl. 209-245 [Cuv.: pp. 1-470; Val.: pp. 471-509]; 9, 1833: xxix+512 pp., pl. 246-279 [Cuv.: pp. 1-198, pp. 330-359, pp. 372-427; Val.: pp. 199-329, pp. 359-371, pp. 429-512]; 10, 1835: xxiv+482 pp., pl. 280-306 [Val.]; 11, 1836: xx+506 pp., pl. 307-343 [Val.]; 12, 1837: xxix+507 pp., pl. 344-368 [Val.]; 13, 1839: xix+505 pp., pl. 369-388 [Val.]; 14, 1840: xxii+464 pp., pl. 389-420 [Val.]; 15, 1840: xxi + 540 pp., pl. 421-455 [Val.]; 16, 1842: xx+472 pp., pl. 456-487 [Val.]; 17, 1844: xxiii+497 pp., pl. 487-519 [Val.]; 18, 1846: xix+505 pp., pl. 520-553 [Val.]; 19, 1847: xix+544 pp., pl. 554-590 [Val.]; 20, 1847: xviii+472 pp., pl. 591-606 [Val.]; 21, 1848: xiv+536 pp., pl. 607-633 [Val.]; 22, 1849: xx+532 pp., pl. 634-650 [Val.].

Geistdoerfer, P.; Hureau, J. C.; Rannou, M. 1971b. Liste préliminaire des espèces de Poissons de profondeur récoltées au cours de la campagne 'Noratlante' du N.O. Jean Charcot en Atlantique Nord (aout-octobre 1969). Bull. Mus. Hist. nat., Paris, 42 (6): 1177-1185.

Günther, A. 1864a. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. 5. Catalogue of the Physostomi containing the families Siluridae, Characinidae, Haplochitonidae, Sternoptychidae, Scopelidae, Stomiatidae in the collection of the British Museum. London, xxii+455 pp.

Haedrich, R. L.; Nielsen, J. 1966. Fishes eaten by Alepisaurus (Pisces, Iniomi) in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Deep Sea Res., 13: 909-919.

Hermann, D. J. 1781. Über ein neues amerikanisches Fischgeschlecht, Sternoptyx diaphana, der durchsichtige Brust-Faltenfisch. Naturforscher, 16: 33-34.

Holt, E. W. L.; Byrne, L. W. 1913. Sixth report on the fishes of the Irish Atlantic slope. The families Stomiatidae, Sternoptychidae, and Salmonidae. Fish. Ireland scient. Invest., 1912 [1913], (1): pp. 1-28, 2 pl., 11 fig.

Jespersen, P. 1915. Sternoptychidae. Rep. Dan. oceanogr. Exped. Mediterr., 1908-1910, (A 2) 2 (Biology): 1-41.

Norman, J. R. 1939. Fishes. Sci. Rep. John Murray Exped., Lond , 7 (1): 116 pp., 41 fig.

Nybelin, 0. 1948. Fishes collected by the Skagerak Expedition in the eastern Atlantic 1946. Göteborgs K. Vetensk.-o. VitterSamh. Handl., (B) 5 (16): pp. 1-95, 9 fig., 6 pl. (also publ. in Meddn Göteborgs Mus., zool. Avd., 121: pp. 3-95, 6 pl.).

Parr, A. E. 1937. Concluding report on fishes with species index for articles 1-7. (Fishes of the third oceanographic expedition of the 'Pawnee'.) Bull. Bingham oceanogr. Coll, 3 (7): 79 pp., fig. 1-22.

Schultz, L. P. 1961. Revision of the marine silver hatchetfishes (Family Sternoptychidae). Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 112: 587-649.

Sternoptyx diaphana