Artedidraco orianae Regan, 1914
Artedidraco orianae
photo by FAO

Family:  Artedidraconidae (Barbled plunderfishes)
Max. size:  15.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 82 - 801 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: East Antarctica (Ross Sea, South Victoria Land, Weddell Sea).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the sublittoral and continental shelf. Feeds mainly on gammaridean amphipods, with substantial amounts of errant polychaetes. Isopods were a minor food item.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Jarre-Teichmann, Astrid - 23.01.93
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.94
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.94

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