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Cryodraco antarcticus (Long-fingered icefish)

Synonyms: Pagetodes antarcticus
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Prey / Diet

Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[1]
Ningaui yvonnae (Southern Ningaui)[1]
Pleuragramma antarctica (Antarctic silverfish)[2]
Thysanoessa macrura[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

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


Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[3]
Gymnodraco acuticeps (Ploughfish)[4]
Leptonychotes weddellii (Weddell Seal)[1]
Pygoscelis papua (Gentoo Penguin)[1]


Parasitized by 
Ascarophis nototheniae <Unverified Name>[5]
Contracaecum osculatum[5]
Contracaecum radiatum <Unverified Name>[5]
Corynosoma bullosum[5]
Corynosoma hamanni[5]
Corynosoma pseudohamanni[5]
Derogenes johnstoni[5]
Echinorhynchus petrotschenkoi[5]
Elytrophalloides oatesi[5]
Genolinea bowersi[5]
Glandicephalus perfoliatus[5]
Glomericirrus macrouri[5]
Gonocerca phycidis[5]
Lecithaster macrocotyle[5]
Lepidapedon garrardi[5]
Macvicaria georgiana[5]
Macvicaria pennelli[5]
Metacanthocephalus dalmori[5]
Neolebouria antarctica[5]
Neolebouria terranovaensis[5]
Onchobothrium antarcticum[5]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[5]


Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Scotia Sea; South Orkney Islands; South Shetland Islands; Southern Ocean: South Orkney Islands, Antarctic Peninsula and from the Weddell, Bellingshausen, Ross and Davis seas.; Weddell Sea;



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1Jorrit 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.
2The 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
3Geographical variation in the diet of the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella, R. Casaux, A. Baroni, F. Arrighetti, A. Ramón, A. Carlini, Polar Biol (2003) 26: 753–758
4Diet of two Antarctic dragonfish (Pisces: Bathydraconidae) from the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean, EVGENY A. PAKHOMOV, Antarctic Science 10 (1): 55-61 (1998)
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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