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Inigo Everson with catch
Base H - Signy Island Antarctica

  ©Copyright A.D. Bailey - picture taken 1963

Notothenia neglecta by the looks of it. As a marine biologist I used to asked a lot what were the fish called that worked on while on Signy. I would tell them it was this one and give the Latin name and try to explain that they were only found in Antarctica and had no real common name that would mean anything to them.

This just often seemed to annoy people who pushed me for a name when I would say "Antarctic Cod". I could never work out why they were then happy with this name other than with its relative familiarity while in reality it told them nothing.

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This picture is one of a collection assembled in 2007 on the 60th anniversary of Signy Island Base: 60°43'S 045°36'W. Thank you to those who sent their treasured memories of their time in Antarctica and allowed them to be made into a commemorative cd and then placed here on the web.

The reunion weekend was 14-16 September 2007.

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