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Channichthys irinae  Shandikov, 1995

Pygmy icefish
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Channichthys irinae
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Etymology: Channichthys: Greek, channe, -es = an anchovy + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 165 - 310 m (Ref. 90861).   Deep-water

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Southern Ocean: Kerguelen Is.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90861)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is a typical zooplankton consumer (Ref. 80896).

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Shandikov, G.A., 1995. To the question about the composition of icefish species of the genus Channichthys (Channichthyidae, Notothenioidei) in the Kerguelen Islands area with description of three new species. Proceedings of the Southern Scientific Research Institute of Marine Fisheries & Oceanography (YugNIRO). Kerch. Special issue (2):1-18. (Ref. 90861)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.3 - 2.4, mean 1.6 (based on 8 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00166 (0.00071 - 0.00386), b=3.43 (3.23 - 3.63), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .