Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes
(Cods) > Gadidae
(Cods and haddocks)
Etymology: Trisopterus: Greek, tris = thrice + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335). More on author: Lacepède.
Previously in synonymy with Trisopterus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758). Delling et al. (2011: Ref. 90172) recognize the species as valid both on molecular and morphological data.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Mediterranean. [Country records not complete yet.]
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Sympatric with Trisopterus luscus (Linnaeus, 1758).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Oviparous, sexes are separate (Ref. 205).
Delling, B., M. Noren, S.O. Kullander and J.A. González, 2011. Taxonomic review of the genus Trisopterus (Teleostei: Gadidae) with recognition of the capelan Trisopterus capelanus as a valid species. J. Fish Biol. 79(5):1236-1260. (Ref. 90172)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00531 - 0.01244), b=3.10 (2.97 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.61 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .