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Neopagetopsis ionah (Jonah's icefish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Neopagetopsis ionah, Jonah's icefish, is a species of crocodile icefish found in the Southern Ocean at depths of from 20 to 900 metres (66 to 2,953 ft). This species grows to a length of 56 centimetres (22 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.
View Wikipedia Record: Neopagetopsis ionah

Prey / Diet

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

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Neolebouria antarctica[4]
Onchobothrium antarcticum[4]


Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Scotia Sea; South Orkney Islands; South Shetland Islands; Southern Ocean: Circum-Antarctic on the continental shelf and slope.;

External References



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.
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
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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