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Family: Bathydraconidae Antarctic dragonfishes



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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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