The southern driftfish or ragfish, Icichthys australis, is a medusafish of the genus Icichthys found around the world in all southern oceans between latitudes 50° S and 60° S, from the surface down to 2,000 m.

The Ragfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 2000 m environment.

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The ragfish, Icosteus aenigmaticus (Lockington, 1880), is an odd ray-finned fish of the northern Pacific Ocean; although a perciform, its skeleton is mostly cartilage, and the larvae have pelvic fins that disappear as they mature. More

(vertebrate zoology) The ragfishes, a family of perciform fishes in the suborder Stromateoidei found in high seas. More

The ragfish was bound to be one of those problem fish from the outset. Its scientific name, Icosteus aenigmaticus, translates to "puzzling fish with soft bones" (Moyle and Cech, 2004), and this flabby fish is indeed quite puzzling. More

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The ragfish, Icosteus aenigmaticus Lockington, 1880: a synthesis of historical and recent records from the North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. More

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The single species in its family, the ragfish is indeed an enigma. Scaleless, floppy, and huge, the ragfish prowls the deep North Pacific in search of squids, proving the old adage that you are what you eat. More

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The ragfish body is scaleless and limp, both because of the cartilaginous skeleton, as well as its flabby muscles. More

When the juvenile ragfish was first described by Lockington in 1880, there was apparently a premonition of the difficulty in placing this species into any existing taxonomic groupings. More

The ragfish is found throughout the North Pacific. The name refers to their floppy, limp bodies, which are considered flexible as a rag. Ragfishes have a cartilaginous skeleton that is almost completely lacking in true bone. More

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The ragfish, Icosteus aenigmaticus Lockington, 1880: a synthesis of historical and recent records from the North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. = Marine Fisheries Review | September 22, 2003| | COPYRIGHT 2003 U.S. Department of Commerce. More

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and visitors may now see a Willoughby's ragfish in an aquarium unique in the U. S., if not in the world. George Yaeger is the Scandinavian manager of the Port of Seattle's Frozen Fish Department. No scientist, he is an oldtime practical fishman. More

Common names

Boro-ibodai in Japanese (日本語)
Ragfish in English
Southern driftfish in English
Suidelike dryfvis in Afrikaans
White warehou in English
澳洲拟鱼鲳 in Mandarin Chinese
澳洲擬魚鯧 in Mandarin Chinese
澳洲魚鯧 in Mandarin Chinese
澳洲鱼鲳 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrolophidae
Genus : Icichthys
Species : Icichthys australis
Authority : Haedrich, 1966