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Pseudochaenichthys georgianus (South Georgia icefish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Pseudochaenichthys georgianus, the South Georgia icefish, is a species of crocodile icefish only known from the northern Antarctic Peninsula and the Scotia Sea where it occurs from the surface to 475 metres (1,558 ft). This species grows to a length of 60 centimetres (24 in) TL. It is of minor importance to commercial fisheries. This species is the only known member of its genus.
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Prey / Diet

Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[1]
Nototheniops larseni (Painted notie)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap




Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Scott Island; Southern Ocean: known only from the islands of the Scotia Sea and the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula.;

External References



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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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