Histiodraco velifer

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Histiodraco velifer
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Artedidraconidae
Genus: Histiodraco
Regan, 1914
Species: H. velifer
Binomial name
Histiodraco velifer
(Regan, 1914)

Histiodraco velifer is a species of barbeled plunderfish native to the marine waters around Antarctica where it is found at depths of from 210 to 667 metres (689 to 2,188 ft). This species grows to a length of 19.2 centimetres (7.6 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Histiodraco velifer" in FishBase. December 2012 version.