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Champsocephalus gunnari  Lönnberg, 1905

Mackerel icefish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Channichthyidae (Crocodile icefishes)
Etymology: Champsocephalus: Greek, champso = crocodile, voracious predator + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Lönnberg.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino benthopelagico; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 700 m (Ref. 11892), usually 30 - 250 m (Ref. 11892).   Polar; 48°S - 66°S, 65°W - 77°E

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Southern Ocean: Islands of the Scotia Sea, including the northern part of Antarctic Peninsula; Kerguelen, Heard and Bouvet islands.

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 21 - 32 cm
Max length : 66.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 5200); common length : 35.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 2805); Peso massimo pubblicato: 2.0 kg (Ref. 4883)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Vertebre: 59 - 62

Biologia     Glossario (es. 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Hureau, J.-C., 1985. Channichthyidae. p. 261-277. In W. Fischer and J.C. Hureau (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Southern Ocean (Fishing areas 48, 58 and 88). Rome. Vol. 2. (Ref. 2805)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): -1.1 - 2.9, mean 1.5 (based on 50 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00145 (0.00115 - 0.00182), b=3.42 (3.35 - 3.49), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (K=0.13-0.39; tmax=13; tm=4; Fec=3,094).
Prior r = 0.34, 2 SD range = 0.12 - 1.00, log(r) = -1.08, SD log(r) = 0.54, Based on: 5 K, 4 tgen, 27 Fec records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.