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Family: Nototheniidae Cod icefishes



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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Aethotaxis mitopteryx DeWitt, 1962

Photo by Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Aethotaxis mitopteryx
[Longfin icedevil]
No picture found


 
Cryothenia amphitreta
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Cryothenia peninsulae Daniels, 1981

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Cryothenia peninsulae
[Pithead]



Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 215 cm TL
Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt, 1898

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Dissostichus eleginoides
[Patagonian toothfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Dissostichus mawsoni Norman, 1937

Photo by Photo by Sala, A.
 
Dissostichus mawsoni
[Antarctic toothfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Gobionotothen acuta (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Gobionotothen acuta
[Triangular rockcod]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Gobionotothen angustifrons
[Narrowhead rockcod]
No picture found


 
Gobionotothen barsukovi
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Gobionotothen gibberifrons (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Gobionotothen gibberifrons
[Humped rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Gobionotothen marionensis (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Gobionotothen marionensis
[Lobe-lip notothen]
No picture found


 
Gvozdarus balushkini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Gvozdarus svetovidovi
[Naked-head toothfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lepidonotothen squamifrons (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Wilhelms, S.
 
Lepidonotothen squamifrons
[Grey rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Lindbergichthys mizops (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lindbergichthys mizops
[Toad notie]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Lindbergichthys nudifrons (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lindbergichthys nudifrons
[Yellowfin notie]



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]
No picture found


 
Notothenia trigramma
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Nototheniops larseni (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Nototheniops larseni
[Painted notie]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Nototheniops nybelini
[]
No picture found


 
Nototheniops tchizh
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Pagothenia borchgrevinki
[Bald notothen]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Pagothenia brachysoma (Pappenheim, 1912)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pagothenia brachysoma
[Stocky rockcod]
No picture found


 
Paranotothenia dewitti
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Paranotothenia magellanica (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Paranotothenia magellanica
[Magellanic rockcod]



Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Patagonotothen brevicauda (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Patagonotothen brevicauda
[Patagonian rockcod]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen canina
[]



Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Patagonotothen cornucola (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Patagonotothen cornucola
[]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen elegans
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Patagonotothen guntheri (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Patagonotothen guntheri
[Yellowfin notothen]



Southeast Pacific

Patagonotothen jordani (Thompson, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Mabragaña, E.
 
Patagonotothen jordani
[]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen kreffti
[]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen longipes
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Patagonotothen ramsayi (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Patagonotothen ramsayi
[Longtail southern cod]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Patagonotothen shagensis
[]



Southeast Pacific and Sou

Patagonotothen sima (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Patagonotothen sima
[]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen squamiceps
[]



Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Patagonotothen tessellata (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Patagonotothen tessellata
[Black southern cod]
No picture found


 
Patagonotothen thompsoni
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 13.0 cm SL
Patagonotothen wiltoni (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Mabragaña, E.
 
Patagonotothen wiltoni
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pleuragramma antarctica Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Sala, A.
 
Pleuragramma antarctica
[Antarctic silverfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trematomus bernacchii Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Trematomus bernacchii
[Emerald rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 34.5 cm TL
Trematomus eulepidotus Regan, 1914

Photo by Photo by Busson, F.
 
Trematomus eulepidotus
[Blunt scalyhead]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Trematomus hansoni Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Sala, A.
 
Trematomus hansoni
[Striped rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Trematomus lepidorhinus (Pappenheim, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Trematomus lepidorhinus
[Slender scalyhead]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Trematomus loennbergii Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by Brueggeman, P.
 
Trematomus loennbergii
[Scaly rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trematomus newnesi Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Sala, A.
 
Trematomus newnesi
[Dusky rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Trematomus nicolai (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Kellermann, A.
 
Trematomus nicolai
[Spotted notothen]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Trematomus pennellii Regan, 1914

Photo by Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Trematomus pennellii
[Sharp-spined notothenia]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Trematomus scotti (Boulenger, 1907)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Trematomus scotti
[Crowned rockcod]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 22.4 cm TL
Trematomus tokarevi Andriashev, 1978

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Trematomus tokarevi
[Bigeye notothen]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Trematomus vicarius
[Orange notothen]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aethotaxis mitopteryx Longfin icedevil Southern Ocean 42 TL 1962
Cryothenia amphitreta Antarctic 2006
Cryothenia peninsulae Pithead Southern Ocean 17 TL 1981
Dissostichus eleginoides Patagonian toothfish Southeast Pacific and Sou 215 TL 1898
Dissostichus mawsoni Antarctic toothfish Southern Ocean 200 TL 1937
Gobionotothen acuta Triangular rockcod Southern Ocean 35 SL 1880
Gobionotothen angustifrons Narrowhead rockcod Southern Ocean 20.5 SL 1885
Gobionotothen barsukovi Southern Ocean 1991
Gobionotothen gibberifrons Humped rockcod Southern Ocean 55 TL 1905
Gobionotothen marionensis Lobe-lip notothen Southern Ocean 20 TL 1880
Gvozdarus balushkini Southern Ocean 1993
Gvozdarus svetovidovi Naked-head toothfish Southern Ocean 100 TL 1989
Lepidonotothen squamifrons Grey rockcod Southern Ocean 55 TL 1880
Lindbergichthys mizops Toad notie Southern Ocean 15 SL 1880
Lindbergichthys nudifrons Yellowfin notie Southern Ocean 19.5 SL 1905
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
Nototheniops larseni Painted notie Southern Ocean 24 TL 1905
Nototheniops nybelini Southeast Pacific 15.9 SL 1976
Nototheniops tchizh Southern Ocean. 1976
Pagothenia borchgrevinki Bald notothen Southern Ocean 28 TL 1902
Pagothenia brachysoma Stocky rockcod Southern Ocean 17.2 SL 1912
Paranotothenia dewitti Southern Ocean 1990
Paranotothenia magellanica Magellanic rockcod Southern Ocean 38 SL 1801
Patagonotothen brevicauda Patagonian rockcod Southeast Pacific and Sou 23 TL 1905
Patagonotothen canina Southwest Atlantic 1897
Patagonotothen cornucola Southeast Pacific and Sou 11 TL 1844
Patagonotothen elegans Southeast Pacific 1880
Patagonotothen guntheri Yellowfin notothen Southwest Atlantic 23 TL 1937
Patagonotothen jordani Southeast Pacific 1916
Patagonotothen kreffti Southeast Pacific 1993
Patagonotothen longipes Southeast Pacific 1876
Patagonotothen ramsayi Longtail southern cod Southwest Atlantic 44 TL 1913
Patagonotothen shagensis Southern Ocean 15.6 SL 1982
Patagonotothen sima Southeast Pacific and Sou 1845
Patagonotothen squamiceps Southeast Pacific 1877
Patagonotothen tessellata Black southern cod Southeast Pacific and Sou 28 TL 1845
Patagonotothen thompsoni Southeast Pacific 1993
Patagonotothen wiltoni Southwest Atlantic 13.0 SL 1913
Pleuragramma antarctica Antarctic silverfish Southern Ocean 25 TL 1902
Trematomus bernacchii Emerald rockcod Southern Ocean 35 TL 1902
Trematomus eulepidotus Blunt scalyhead Southern Ocean 34.5 TL 1914
Trematomus hansoni Striped rockcod Southern Ocean 41 TL 1902
Trematomus lepidorhinus Slender scalyhead Southern Ocean 31 TL 1911
Trematomus loennbergii Scaly rockcod Southern Ocean 30 SL 1913
Trematomus newnesi Dusky rockcod Southern Ocean 20 TL 1902
Trematomus nicolai Spotted notothen Southern Ocean 36 TL 1902
Trematomus pennellii Sharp-spined notothenia Southern Ocean 24 SL 1914
Trematomus scotti Crowned rockcod Southern Ocean 16 SL 1907
Trematomus tokarevi Bigeye notothen Southern Ocean 22.4 TL 1978
Trematomus vicarius Orange notothen Southern Ocean 35 TL 1905



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