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Orchomenella (Orchomenella) pinguides (Walker, 1903a)

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Description

Yellow, growing up to around 1cm in size

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Species distribution

0 to 800m from Sub-Antarctica and South Georgia to the Antarctic Peninsula and Continent.

Orchomenella pinguides mostly eats carrion and fecal matter, feeding in swarms. It is preyed on by octopus and by the emerald rockcod Trematomus bernacchii.

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