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Checklist of the species of notothenioid fishes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 April 2021

Joseph T. Eastman
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 45701-2979, USA
Richard R. Eakin
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31223 Jonston Road, Guys Mills, PA, 16327-4737, USA
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Abstract

We provide our perspective on the species-level taxonomy of notothenioid fishes, the dominant component of the fish fauna of Antarctica. There are 140 species in 45 genera, an increase of 15% since the previous summary in 2000. Biogeographically, 30 species are non-Antarctic, 33 are sub-Antarctic and 77 are Antarctic. The checklist is documented with footnotes that provide the rationale for our decisions. Supplementary Material provides additional details for our decisions on two species of Pogonophryne.

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