Nototheniidae

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Nototheniidae

[‚nōd·ə·thə′nī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of perciform fishes in the suborder Blennioidei, including most of the fishes of the permanently frigid waters surrounding Antarctica.
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Konecki and Targett (1989) found that cod icefish, Lepidonotothen larseni (Nototheniidae), in waters adjacent to the Antarctic Peninsula utilize the spongocoel of the hexactinellid (glass) sponge Rossella nuda as a substrate on which to deposit their eggs.