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Table 2.

List of notothenioid fish species

FamilyCommon nameSpeciesDwelling and depth range*
Nototheniidae Cod icefishes Dissostichus mawsoni Pelagic; 88–1600 m; usually near-bottom range 
  Notothenia angustata Demersal; 0–100 m 
  Pagothenia borchgrevinki Cryopelagic; 0–30 m 
  Pleuragramma antarcticum Pelagic; 0–700 m 
  Trematomus loennbergii Bathydemersal; 65–832 m; mostly ≥300 m 
  Trematomus hansoni Demersal; 5–550 m 
  Trematomus bernacchii Demersal; ≤200 m 
Channichthyidae Crocodile icefishes Pagetopsis macropterus Demersal; 5–655 m; mostly 5–40 m 
  Champsocephalus gunnari Pelagic; 0–700 m 
Bathydraconidae Antarctic dragonfish Gymnodraco acuticeps Demersal; 0–550 m; mostly ≤50 m 
FamilyCommon nameSpeciesDwelling and depth range*
Nototheniidae Cod icefishes Dissostichus mawsoni Pelagic; 88–1600 m; usually near-bottom range 
  Notothenia angustata Demersal; 0–100 m 
  Pagothenia borchgrevinki Cryopelagic; 0–30 m 
  Pleuragramma antarcticum Pelagic; 0–700 m 
  Trematomus loennbergii Bathydemersal; 65–832 m; mostly ≥300 m 
  Trematomus hansoni Demersal; 5–550 m 
  Trematomus bernacchii Demersal; ≤200 m 
Channichthyidae Crocodile icefishes Pagetopsis macropterus Demersal; 5–655 m; mostly 5–40 m 
  Champsocephalus gunnari Pelagic; 0–700 m 
Bathydraconidae Antarctic dragonfish Gymnodraco acuticeps Demersal; 0–550 m; mostly ≤50 m 
*

Data from Gon and Heemestra(1990)

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