Harpagifer georgianus Nybelin 1947

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Harpagifer georgianus Nybelin 1947

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Macquarie Island and possibly Heard and McDonald Islands. Elsewhere the species occurs in the Southern Ocean, South Georgia and Prince Edward Islands.

Species Citation

Harpagifer (bispinis) georgianus Nybelin 1947, Scientific Results of the Norwegian Antarctic Expeditions 1927-1928 2(26): 39. Type locality: Cumberland Bay, South Georgia Island, South Atlantic.


Bray, D.J. 2019


Australian Faunal Directory

Harpagifer georgianus Nybelin 1947


Eastman, J.T. & Eakin, R.R. 2000. An updated species list for notothenioid fish (Perciformes; Notothenioidei), with comments on Antarctic species. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 48(1): 11-20 

Hureau, J.-C 1990. Harpagiferidae. pp. 357-363 in Gon, O. & Heemstra, P.C. (eds). Fishes of the Southern Ocean. Grahamstown : J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology 462 pp. 

Miller, R.G. 1993. History and Atlas of the Fishes of the Antarctic Ocean. Carson City, Nevada : Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies i-xx + 792 pp. 

Nybelin, O. 1947. Antarctic fishes. Scientific Results of the Norwegian Antarctic Expeditions 1927-1928 2(26): 1-76, pls 1-6 

Prirodina, V.P. 2000. On the systematic position of the littoral and deep-sea species of the genus Harpagifer (Harpagiferidae, Notothenioidei) from Macquarie Island, with description of two new species. Voprosy Ikhtiologii 40(4): 438-446 (In Russian. English translation in Journal of Ichthyology 40(7):488-494)

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CAAB Code:37405008

Depth:0-90 m

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