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Champsocephalus gunnari  Lönnberg, 1905

Mackerel icefish
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Bouvet Island country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Also Ref. 11892.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/bv.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Iwami, T. and K.-H. Kock, 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 66.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5200); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2805); max. published weight: 2.0 kg (Ref. 4883)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 21 - 32 cm

Environment

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 700 m (Ref. 11892), usually 30 - 250 m (Ref. 11892)

Climate / Range

Polar; 48°S - 66°S, 65°W - 77°E

Distribution

Southern Ocean: Islands of the Scotia Sea, including the northern part of Antarctic Peninsula; Kerguelen, Heard and Bouvet islands.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Vertebrae: 59 - 62

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feed mainly on krill and mysids. Spawn in autumn and winter (Ref. 50743). Synchronous spawner (Ref. 50743). Larval pelagic phase is long (Ref. 71843). Utilized as a food fish (Ref. 4931).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.7500 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.2   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.13-0.39; tmax=13; tm=4; Fec=3,094)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high