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Chionodraco hamatus (Crocodile icefish)

Synonyms: Chaenichthys rhinoceratus hamatus; Chionodraco kathleenae
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The Chionodraco hamatus is a fish in the family Channichthyidae, the "crocodile icefish".
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin)[3]
Chionodraco hamatus (Crocodile icefish)[1]
Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)[4]
Gymnodraco acuticeps (Ploughfish)[4]


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova


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

External References



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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
3Food of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica, Y. Cherel and G. L. Kooyman, Marine Biology (1998) 130: 335-344
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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