Channichthys mithridatis Shandikov, 2009
Type locality: Kerguelen Is, 47°44.4'S, 71°31.6'E, 10 August 1990, bottom trawl, depth 270-310 m, coll. G. A. Shandikov.
Etymology: The scientific name of the new species is derived from the Latin spelling of the name of the Pontic (Bosporus) Tzar Μιθριδατης – Mithridates, who ruled Panticapaeum (antique name of the city of Kerch). YugNIRO, in the city of Kerch, which has conducted Antarctic investigations for over 35 years, is located at the foot of a mountain named after Mithridates.
- Shandikov, G.A. 2009. Channichthys mithridatis sp. n., a new species of icefishes (Perciformes: Notothenioidei: Channichthyidae) from the Kerguelen Islands area, East Antarctica, with comments on the taxonomic status of Channichthys normani. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: Biology . 7(814): 123–131.