Table 2.

List of notothenioid fish species

FamilyCommon nameSpeciesDwelling and depth range*
NototheniidaeCod 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
ChannichthyidaeCrocodile icefishes Pagetopsis macropterus Demersal; 5–655 m; mostly 5–40 m
Champsocephalus gunnari Pelagic; 0–700 m
BathydraconidaeAntarctic dragonfish Gymnodraco acuticeps Demersal; 0–550 m; mostly ≤50 m
  • * Data from Gon and Heemestra (1990)