Channichthys velifer Meisner, 1974
Sail icefish
Channichthys velifer
photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Family:  Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Max. size:  49 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 125 - 150 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: Subantarctic, endemic to the Kerguelen plateau.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Food includes cephalopods and fish (Ref. 11892).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 


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