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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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Running from January 26 through February 3, the 20th Inje Icefish Festival will provide visitors chances to enjoy fishing for the silver fish at two fishing grounds on a frozen lake that is 100 metres long and 70 metres wide, South Korea News Agency (Yonhap) reported.
(2013) Genome Evolution in the Cold: Antarctic Icefish Muscle Transcriptome Reveals Selective Duplications Increasing Mitochondrial Function.
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The fluctuations in TACs from 2013 to 2014 by species and zones range from the total closure of certain fisheries (including herring, cod, haddock, Norway lobster, saithe, capelin and redfish in certain zones) to large increases for others: +145% (Irish Sea herring), + 86% for megrims (North and North-West Spain), +29% for Greenland cod and +87% for mackerel icefish. Around 50 TACs are unchanged from 2013.
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The albatross's white feathers and icefish's white blood will be discussed at 9 a.m.
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, ( Agence France-Presse reports .
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.