Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Channichthyidae > Chionodraco > Chionodraco myersi

Chionodraco myersi (Myers' icefish)

Synonyms: Chionodraco markhami
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Prey / Diet

Euphausia crystallorophias (ice krill)[1]
Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[2]
Pleuragramma antarctica (Antarctic silverfish)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)1
Balaenoptera bonaerensis (Antarctic Minke Whale)2
Chaenodraco wilsoni (Spiny icefish)2
Chionodraco hamatus (Crocodile icefish)1
Cryodraco antarcticus (Long-fingered icefish)1
Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)2
Dacodraco hunteri (Crocodile icefish)1
Dissostichus mawsoni (Antarctic blenny)1
Gvozdarus svetovidovi (Naked-head toothfish)1
Gymnodraco acuticeps (Ploughfish)2
Leptonychotes weddellii (Weddell Seal)1
Lobodon carcinophaga (Crabeater Seal)1
Neopagetopsis ionah (Jonah's icefish)1
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Bald notothen)2
Trematomus newnesi (Dusky notothen)2


Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin)[2]


Parasitized by 
Contracaecum osculatum[3]
Contracaecum radiatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Glandicephalus perfoliatus[3]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[3]


Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Southern Ocean: Circum-Antarctic on the continental shelf.;



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1The role of notothenioid fish in the food web of the Ross Sea shelf waters: a review, M. La Mesa, J. T. Eastman, M. Vacchi, Polar Biol (2004) 27: 321–338
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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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