Phylogeny of the Channichthyidae (Notothenioidei, Teleostei) Based on Two Mitochondrial Genes

  • Wei-Jen Chen
  • Céline Bonillo
  • Guillaume Lecointre


The family Channichthyidae contains 11 genera and 15 species [1] and is considered monophyletic [2,3, 4, 5]. Interrelationships of channichthyids were first investigated by Iwami [2] based on morphological characters.


Mitochondrial Gene Antarctic Fish Antarctic Ocean Bootstrap Proportion Notothenioid Fish 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei-Jen Chen
    • 1
  • Céline Bonillo
    • 1
  • Guillaume Lecointre
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Ichtyologie générale et appliquée et Service de Systématique moléculaireMuséum National d’Histoire NaturelleParis Cedex 05France

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