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Lepidonotothen squamifrons  (Günther, 1880)

Grey rockcod
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Bouvet Island country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
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: Dewitt, H.H., P.C. Heemstra and O. Gon, 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

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

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 55.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5179); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2121); max. reported age: 19 years (Ref. 5789)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 19 - 36 cm

Environment

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 10 - 900 m (Ref. 11892), usually 195 - 312 m (Ref. 11892)

Climate / Range

Temperate; 45°S - 79°S, 180°W - 180°E (Ref. 5179)

Distribution

Southern Ocean: South Georgia Island and Bouvet Island. Also known from sub-Antarctic islands and Antarctic Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 4 - 5; Dorsal soft rays (total): 36-37; Anal soft rays: 29 - 33. Body with 8 or 9 long dusky crossbars, cheek with two oblique dark stripes. First dorsal fin blackish (Ref. 11892).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds chiefly on macrozooplankton (mainly crustaceans, cnidarians and salps) and midwater fishes.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Internet sources

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.52 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.08-0.12; tm=7-9; tmax=19; Fec = >10,000)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (63 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low