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Cryodraco atkinsoni  Regan, 1914

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Etymology: Cryodraco: Greek, kryos = frost + Greek, drako = dragon (Ref. 45335);  atkinsoni: Named for surgeon E.L. Atkinson, medical officer of the Terra Nova Expedition (Ref. 11892).   More on author: Regan.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 296 m (Ref. 11892).   Deep-water

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Southern Ocean: Ross Sea.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 29.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11892)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 42; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 46. Head with dark spots, trunk with bars; first dorsal blackish; pelvic fins dusky (Ref. 11892).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Miller, R.G., 1993. A history and atlas of the fishes of the Antarctic Ocean. Foresta Institute, Nevada. 792 p. (Ref. 11892)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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