SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=383) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Bathydraconidae Antarctic dragonfishes



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Southern Ocean

Acanthodraco dewitti Skóra, 1995

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Acanthodraco dewitti
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Akarotaxis nudiceps (Waite, 1916)

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Akarotaxis nudiceps
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Bathydraco antarcticus Günther, 1878

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Bathydraco antarcticus
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Bathydraco joannae DeWitt, 1985

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Bathydraco joannae
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Bathydraco macrolepis Boulenger, 1907

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Bathydraco macrolepis
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Bathydraco marri Norman, 1938

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Bathydraco marri
[Deep-water dragon]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Bathydraco scotiae Dollo, 1906

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Bathydraco scotiae
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Cygnodraco mawsoni Waite, 1916

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Cygnodraco mawsoni
[Mawson's dragonfish]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Gerlachea australis Dollo, 1900

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Gerlachea australis
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Gymnodraco acuticeps Boulenger, 1902

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Gymnodraco acuticeps
[Ploughfish]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Parachaenichthys charcoti (Vaillant, 1906)

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Parachaenichthys charcoti
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 59 cm SL
Parachaenichthys georgianus (Fischer, 1885)

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Parachaenichthys georgianus
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Prionodraco evansii Regan, 1914

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Prionodraco evansii
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Psilodraco breviceps Norman, 1937

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Psilodraco breviceps
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Racovitzia glacialis Dollo, 1900

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Racovitzia glacialis
[]
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Southeast Pacific

 
Racovitzia harrissoni
[]

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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Vomeridens infuscipinnis (DeWitt, 1964)

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Vomeridens infuscipinnis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthodraco dewitti Southern Ocean 1995
Akarotaxis nudiceps Southern Ocean 13 SL 1916
Bathydraco antarcticus Southern Ocean 24 SL 1878
Bathydraco joannae Southern Ocean 20 SL 1985
Bathydraco macrolepis Southern Ocean 25 SL 1907
Bathydraco marri Deep-water dragon Southern Ocean 23 SL 1938
Bathydraco scotiae Southern Ocean 17 SL 1906
Cygnodraco mawsoni Mawson's dragonfish Southern Ocean 41 SL 1916
Gerlachea australis Southern Ocean 24 SL 1900
Gymnodraco acuticeps Ploughfish Southern Ocean 34 SL 1902
Parachaenichthys charcoti Southern Ocean 42 SL 1906
Parachaenichthys georgianus Southern Ocean 59 SL 1885
Prionodraco evansii Southern Ocean 15 SL 1914
Psilodraco breviceps Southern Ocean 20 SL 1937
Racovitzia glacialis Southern Ocean 24 SL 1900
Racovitzia harrissoni Southeast Pacific 1916
Vomeridens infuscipinnis Southern Ocean 22 SL 1964



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