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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Perciformes/Notothenioidei
Family: Nototheniidae Cod icefishes
Subfamily: Nototheniinae
Genus: Notothenia

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Notothenia angustata Hutton, 1875

Photo by Photo by Hollenberg, R.
 
Notothenia angustata
[Maori chief]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Notothenia coriiceps Richardson, 1844

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Notothenia coriiceps
[Black rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Notothenia cyanobrancha Richardson, 1844

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Notothenia cyanobrancha
[Blue rockcod]
No picture found

Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Notothenia microlepidota
[Black cod]
No picture found

Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Notothenia neglecta
[Yellowbelly rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 92 cm TL
Notothenia rossii Richardson, 1844

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Notothenia rossii
[Marbled rockcod]
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Notothenia trigramma
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Notothenia angustata Maori chief Southwest Pacific 41 TL 1875
Notothenia coriiceps Black rockcod Southern Ocean 62 TL 1844
Notothenia cyanobrancha Blue rockcod Southern Ocean 30 TL 1844
Notothenia microlepidota Black cod Southwest Pacific 70 TL 1875
Notothenia neglecta Yellowbelly rockcod Southern Ocean 45 SL 1951
Notothenia rossii Marbled rockcod Southern Ocean 92 TL 1844
Notothenia trigramma Southwest Atlantic 1913



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