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Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Cygnodraco mawsoni, Mawson's dragonfish, is a species of Antarctic dragonfish native to the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. It is found at depths of from 110 to 300 metres (360 to 980 ft) over the continental shelf. This species grows to a length of 41 centimetres (16 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin)[2]
Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)[2]



Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Antarctic; Southern Ocean: Antarctic continental shelf. Probably circum-Antarctic.;

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1Diet of two Antarctic dragonfish (Pisces: Bathydraconidae) from the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean, EVGENY A. PAKHOMOV, Antarctic Science 10 (1): 55-61 (1998)
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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