Channichthyidae

Channichthyidae

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The crocodile icefish or white-blooded fish are a family of perciform fish found in the cold waters around Antarctica and southern South America. Water temperature can drop below 0 C (the freezing point of freshwater) in the Antarctic sea, but, stays rather constant. There are sixteen known species of crocodile icefish. They feed on krill, copepods, and other fish.Their blood is transparent because it contains less than 10% hemoglobin and/or only defunct erythrocytes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136637707
  • 9786136637709