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Kuronezumia leonis  (Barnard, 1925)

Snubnose whiptail
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails) > Macrourinae
Etymology: Kuronezumia: Japanese, kuronezumia = black mouse or rat. Personnal communication of Tomio I. Curator in the Calif. Academy of Sciences, Ichthyology..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 161 - 850 m (Ref. 11953).   Deep-water, preferred ?; - 35°S

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Southeast Atlantic: Namibia and off Cape Point, South Africa. Also southwest Atlantic.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11953)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2. Brownish in color.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A benthic species found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27121.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Iwamoto, Tomio | Collaborators

Iwamoto, T., 1986. Macrouridae. p. 330-341. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 2800)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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