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Gadella maraldi  (Risso, 1810)

Gadella
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Moridae (Morid cods)
Etymology: Gadella: Diminutive of latin, gadus = a fish, cod? (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 150 - 748 m (Ref. 56504).   Subtropical; 46°N - 25°N, 28°W - 37°E (Ref. 1371)

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 15 - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Anal spines: 0. Anal fin originating on anterior third of body; pectoral fins reaching far beyond the anal fin origin; filamentous ray of pelvic fin reaching slightly beyond the anal fin origin. Color is generally dark, oral cavity pale.

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Eastern Atlantic: off Portugal, Madeira, the Azores and the Great Meteor Bank. Its southern distribution along the west coast of Africa is not clear. Also known from the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on the upper slope, over hard bottom (Ref. 4495, 4774). Depth range from 150-700 m (Ref. 01371) and from 368-748 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504). Possibly a spring spawner with pelagic larvae (Ref. 4774).

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Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 10. Gadiform fishes of the world (Order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(10). Rome: FAO. 442 p. (Ref. 1371)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

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 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00407 (0.00241 - 0.00687), b=3.21 (3.05 - 3.37), based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.