Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes/Notothenioidei
(Icefishes) > Harpagiferidae
Etymology: Harpagifer: Greek, arpagifer, grappling hook, robbery, voracoius (Ref. 45335); permitini: The species is named in honor of Yurii Efimovich Permitin, one of the first explorers of Antarctic fish, and participant in five Antarctic expeditions. He made a big contribution to investigations of the species composition and distribution of the fish of.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 65 - 80 m (Ref. 78457). Temperate
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Southern Ocean: off South Georgia Island, Scotia Sea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78457)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Neyelov, A.V. and V.P. Prirodina, 2006. Description of Harpagifer permitini sp. nova (Harpagiferidae) from the sublittoral zone of South Georgia and redescription of the littoral H. georgianus Nybelin. J. Ichthyol. 46(1):1-12. (Ref. 78457)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
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Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .