Champsocephalus esox

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Champsocephalus esox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Notothenioidei
Family: Channichthyidae
Genus: Champsocephalus
Species: C. esox
Binomial name
Champsocephalus esox
(Günther, 1861)

The pike icefish, Champsocephalus esox, is a species of icefish found at depths of 50–250 m (160–820 ft) in the oceans off Patagonia, the Falklands and South Georgia.[1] It reaches 35 cm (14 in) in length and mainly feeds on fishes and krill.[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Champsocephalus esox" in FishBase. May 2012 version.