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ice·fish

 (īs′fĭsh′)
n.
1. Any of various fishes of the suborder Notothenioidei, especially those of the family Channichthyidae, found in Antarctic and southern South American waters and having blood containing no hemoglobin.
2. Any of various small fishes of the family Salangidae, found in Southeast Asia and having translucent or transparent bodies.
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Tangaroa then heads into the Ross Sea to one of the main toothfish fishing grounds to study icefish and grenadiers, which are a major prey species for the toothfish.
Her namesake was a World War Two model which sank 24,404 tonnes of Japanese shipping when it was still under American command as the USS Icefish.
Tokyo Sea Life Park is the only aquarium to have the ocellated icefish (Chionodraco rastrospinosus) A -- a unique vertebrate that has gin-clear blood and no scales, (http://www.
PUPILS from Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern visited Bangor University to work in the laboratories there as part of their project Antarctica, Climate Change and Icefish.
Species such as Antarctic icefish actually need the cold temperatures (to which they have become adapted) in order to survive.
The study, titled Antarctica, Climate Change and Icefish, will see 14-16 year-olds testing hypotheses about climate change, and looking at how a mix of biological and physical evidence on ocean conditions can be used to assess impacts on Antarctic icefish and the wider marine community.
two fishing boats left a port in Iwaki and caught 10 kilograms of juvenile sand eels in waters off the Kido River in the coastal town of Naraha, Fukushima Prefecture, as well as 2 kg of Japanese icefish, according to the officials.
A few specific topics covered are hemoglobinless Antarctic icefish, the functional anatomy and phylogeny of alepocephaloids, and diversity and adaptation in deep-channel neotropical electric fishes.
Australia oversees two important commercial fisheries for Patagonian toothfish and mackerel icefish in the waters around the Heard Island and McDonald Islands region of the vast southern Indian Ocean.