Molecular Ecophysiology of Antarctic Notothenioid Fishes

C. H. Christina Cheng, H. William Detrich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAntarctic Ecosystems
Subtitle of host publicationAn Extreme Environment in a Changing World
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781405198400
StatePublished - Feb 29 2012


  • Antarctic notothenioid fishes
  • Evolutionary, notothenioid AFGP gene
  • Frigid Antarctic, freezing challenge
  • Haemoproteins, and icefish evolution
  • Intestinal freeze avoidance
  • Molecular adaptations
  • Paradigm shift I, 'larval paradox'
  • Paradigm shift II
  • Surviving the big chill
  • Teleost freezing avoidance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Environmental Science

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