Chionobathyscus dewitti Andriashev & Neyelov, 1978
Chionobathyscus dewitti
photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Family:  Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 500 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: probably circum-Antarctic on the continental shelf and slope.
Biology:  Found on the continental shelf and slope. Adults feed mainly on krill and fish (Ref. 5200).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Jarre-Teichmann, Astrid - 23.01.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 30.09.94

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