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Chaenocephalus aceratus (Scotian icefish; Blackfin icefish)

Synonyms: Chaenichthys aceratus; Chaenocephalus bouvetensis
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Wikipedia Abstract

Chaenocephalus aceratus, the blackfin icefish, is a species of crocodile icefish known from around Bouvet Island and the northern Antarctic Peninsula where it occurs at depths of 5 to 770 metres (16 to 2,526 ft). This species grows to a length of 72 centimetres (28 in) TL. It is of minor importance to commercial fisheries. This species is the only known member of its genus.
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Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Bouvet Island; Southern Ocean: in the vicinity of Bouvet Island, Scotia Sea, and northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula.;

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Attributes / relations provided by
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.
2Distribution 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)
3Towards the trophic structure of the Bouvet Island marine ecosystem, U. Jacob, T. Brey, I. Fetzer, S. Kaehler, K. Mintenbeck, K. Dunton, K. Beyer, U. Struck , E.A. Pakhomov and W.E. Arntz, Polar Biology, 29 (2). pp. 106-113 (2006)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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