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Family: Channichthyidae Crocodile icefishes



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25 species (see list below)

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Photo by Reyes, P.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Chaenocephalus aceratus (Lönnberg, 1906)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Chaenocephalus aceratus
[Blackfin icefish]

Photo by Busse, K.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Chaenodraco wilsoni Regan, 1914

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Chaenodraco wilsoni
[Spiny icefish]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Champsocephalus esox (Günther, 1861)

Photo by FAO
 
Champsocephalus esox
[Pike icefish]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Champsocephalus gunnari Lönnberg, 1905

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Champsocephalus gunnari
[Mackerel icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 33.4 cm SL
Channichthys aelitae Shandikov, 1995

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys aelitae
[Aelita icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean

Channichthys bospori Shandikov, 1995

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys bospori
[Big-eyed icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 25.9 cm TL
Channichthys irinae Shandikov, 1995

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys irinae
[Pygmy icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Antarctic
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL
Channichthys mithridatis Shandikov, 2008

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys mithridatis
[Green icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean, Sub-Antar
Max. Length 40.2 cm TL
Channichthys panticapaei Shandikov, 1995

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys panticapaei
[Charcoal icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Channichthys rhinoceratus Richardson, 1844

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys rhinoceratus
[Unicorn icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean, Sub-Antar
Max. Length 37.4 cm TL
Channichthys richardsoni Shandikov, 2011

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys richardsoni
[Robust icefish]

Photo by Voskoboinikova, O.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Channichthys rugosus Regan, 1913

Photo by Voskoboinikova, O.
 
Channichthys rugosus
[Red icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 49 cm SL
Channichthys velifer Meisner, 1974

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Channichthys velifer
[Sail icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Chionobathyscus dewitti Andriashev & Neyelov, 1978

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Chionobathyscus dewitti
[]

Photo by Sala, A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Chionodraco hamatus (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Sala, A.
 
Chionodraco hamatus
[]

Photo by Zimmermann, C.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Chionodraco myersi DeWitt & Tyler, 1960

Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Chionodraco myersi
[Myers' icefish]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Chionodraco rastrospinosus DeWitt & Hureau, 1979

Photo by FAO
 
Chionodraco rastrospinosus
[Ocellated icefish]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 39.3 cm SL
Cryodraco antarcticus Dollo, 1900

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Cryodraco antarcticus
[Long-fingered icefish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 29.3 cm TL

 
Cryodraco atkinsoni
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean. Needs a

 
Cryodraco pappenheimi
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Dacodraco hunteri Waite, 1916

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Dacodraco hunteri
[]

Photo by Hofinger, E.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Neopagetopsis ionah Nybelin, 1947

Photo by Hofinger, E.
 
Neopagetopsis ionah
[Jonah's icefish]

Photo by Zimmermann, C.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Pagetopsis macropterus (Boulenger, 1907)

Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Pagetopsis macropterus
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pagetopsis maculatus Barsukov & Permitin, 1958

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Pagetopsis maculatus
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pseudochaenichthys georgianus Norman, 1937

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Pseudochaenichthys georgianus
[South Georgia icefish]
25 Species of Family Channichthyidae
(Crocodile icefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1906 Chaenocephalus aceratus Blackfin icefish Southern Ocean 72 TL
1914 Chaenodraco wilsoni Spiny icefish Southern Ocean 43 TL
1861 Champsocephalus esox Pike icefish Southern Ocean 35 SL
1905 Champsocephalus gunnari Mackerel icefish Southern Ocean 66 TL
1995 Channichthys aelitae Aelita icefish Southern Ocean 33.4 SL
1995 Channichthys bospori Big-eyed icefish Southern Ocean
1995 Channichthys irinae Pygmy icefish Southern Ocean 25.9 TL
2008 Channichthys mithridatis Green icefish Antarctic 43.7 TL
1995 Channichthys panticapaei Charcoal icefish Southern Ocean, Sub-Antar 40.2 TL
1844 Channichthys rhinoceratus Unicorn icefish Southern Ocean 60 TL
2011 Channichthys richardsoni Robust icefish Southern Ocean, Sub-Antar 37.4 TL
1913 Channichthys rugosus Red icefish Southern Ocean 3 SL
1974 Channichthys velifer Sail icefish Southern Ocean 49 SL
1978 Chionobathyscus dewitti Southern Ocean 60 TL
1905 Chionodraco hamatus Southern Ocean 49 TL
1960 Chionodraco myersi Myers' icefish Southern Ocean 38 TL
1979 Chionodraco rastrospinosus Ocellated icefish Southern Ocean 52 TL
1900 Cryodraco antarcticus Long-fingered icefish Southern Ocean 39.3 SL
1914 Cryodraco atkinsoni Southern Ocean 29.3 TL
1913 Cryodraco pappenheimi Southern Ocean. Needs a
1916 Dacodraco hunteri Southern Ocean 29 TL
1947 Neopagetopsis ionah Jonah's icefish Southern Ocean 56 TL
1907 Pagetopsis macropterus Southern Ocean 33 TL
1958 Pagetopsis maculatus Southern Ocean 25 TL
1937 Pseudochaenichthys georgianus South Georgia icefish Southern Ocean 60 TL



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