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Parachaenichthys georgianus (Antarctic dragonfish)

Synonyms: Chaenichthys georgianus
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Prey / Diet

Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[1]
Notocrangon antarcticus[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)1
Balaenoptera bonaerensis (Antarctic Minke Whale)1
Bathydraco marri (Deepwater dragon)1
Chaenocephalus aceratus (Scotian icefish)2
Champsocephalus esox (Pike icefish)1
Champsocephalus gunnari (Mackerel icefish)1
Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)1
Dissostichus eleginoides (Patagonsky klykach)1
Dissostichus mawsoni (Antarctic blenny)1
Electrona carlsbergi (Electron subantarctic)1
Gobionotothen angustifrons (Narrowhead rockcod)1
Gobionotothen gibberifrons (Humped rockcod)1
Gymnodraco acuticeps (Ploughfish)1
Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lanternfish)1
Gymnoscopelus nicholsi (Nichol's lanternfish)1
Gymnoscopelus opisthopterus (Lanternfish)1
Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Hourglass Dolphin)1
Lepidonotothen squamifrons (Grey rockcod)1
Lindbergichthys nudifrons (Yellowfin notie)2
Lobodon carcinophaga (Crabeater Seal)1
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)1
Mirounga leonina (Southern Elephant Seal)1
Nototheniops larseni (Painted notie)1
Oceanites oceanicus (Wilson's Storm-Petrel)1
Pseudochaenichthys georgianus (South Georgia icefish)1
Trematomus hansoni (Striped rockcod)2
Trematomus loennbergii (Deepwater notothen)1
Trematomus newnesi (Dusky notothen)1
Vomeridens infuscipinnis (Antarctic dragonfish)1

Predators

Amblyraja georgiana (Antarctic starry skate)[2]
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[2]
Chaenocephalus aceratus (Scotian icefish)[3]
Larus dominicanus (Kelp Gull)[2]
Procellaria aequinoctialis (White-chinned Petrel)[2]
Pygoscelis papua (Gentoo Penguin)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Andracantha baylisi[4]
Ascarophis nototheniae <Unverified Name>[4]
Aspersentis megarhynchus[4]
Corynosoma bullosum[4]
Corynosoma evae[4]
Corynosoma hamanni[4]
Corynosoma shackletoni[4]
Elytrophalloides oatesi[4]
Genolinea bowersi[4]
Gonocerca phycidis[4]
Heterosentis heteracanthus[4]
Lecithaster macrocotyle[4]
Lecithaster micropsi[4]
Macvicaria georgiana[4]
Macvicaria pennelli[4]
Metacanthocephalus campbelli[4]
Metacanthocephalus dalmori[4]
Metacanthocephalus johnstoni[4]
Neolebouria antarctica[4]

Distribution

Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; S. Georgia - S. Sandwich Is.; Scotia Sea; Southern Ocean: Insular shelf of South Georgia and Sandwich Islands.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Trophic Ecology and Structure of Coastal Antarctic Fish Communities, Timothy E. Targett, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 4: 243-263, 1981
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Distribution and ecology of Chaenocephalus aceratus (Channichthyidae) around South Georgia and Shag Rocks (Southern Ocean), William D K Reid, Sarah Clarke, Martin A Collins, Mark Belchier, Polar Biology, 30 (12). 1523-1533 (2007)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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