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Gaidropsarus biscayensis (Collett, 1890)
MEDITERRANEAN BIGEYE ROCKLING
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Gaidropsarus biscayensis, Mediterranean bigeye rockling : fisheries
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Gaidropsarus biscayensis ( Collett , 1890 )

Mediterranean bigeye rockling Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Teleostei (teleosts) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gaidropsaridae (Rocklings)
Etymology: Gaidropsarus: Greek, ga, ge = the earth + Greek, ydro = water + Greek psaros = speckled, starling (Ref. 45335 ) .

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

Marine; benthopelagic; non-migratory; depth range 80 - 600 m. Temperate; 48°N - 30°N, 18°W - 30°E

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Eastern Central Atlantic: western Mediterranean and northern part of central Mediterranean. Also from Spain and Portugal to Morocco and Madeira.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371 ); common length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Anal spines : 0. First dorsal spine followed by a few small fleshy filaments. Two fang-like teeth at the symphysis of the upper jaw.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in offshore waters on mud, shell and coral bottoms. Feed on crustaceans. Spawning occurs in February. Occasionally sold in markets.

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Svetovidov, A.N. , 1986. Review of the three-bearded rocklings of the genus Gaidropsaurus Rafinesque, 1810 (Gadidae) with description of a new species. J. Ichthyol. 26(1)114-135. (Ref. 9985 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 12.9 - 15, mean 13.9 °C (based on 79 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00490 (0.00256 - 0.00938), b=3.05 (2.88 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.3 se; based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100). Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium . Nutrients (Ref. 124155 ):  Calcium = 30.4 [13.2, 62.0] mg/100g; Iron = 0.272 [0.138, 0.580] mg/100g; Protein = 16.7 [14.9, 18.5] %; Omega3 = 0.421 [0.207, 0.786] g/100g; Selenium = 22 [10, 51] μg/100g; VitaminA = 18.2 [4.1, 80.3] μg/100g; Zinc = 0.576 [0.384, 0.923] mg/100g (wet weight);

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