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Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Gunther, 1867)
BIGEYE ROCKLING
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Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus, Bigeye rockling : fisheries
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Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus ( Günther , 1867 )

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes( genus , species ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Teleostei (teleosts) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gaidropsaridae (Rocklings)
Etymology: Gaidropsarus: Greek, ga, ge = the earth + Greek, ydro = water + Greek psaros = speckled, starling (Ref. 45335 ) .
More on author: Günther .

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

Marine; demersal; non-migratory; depth range 150 - 530 m (Ref. 1371 ). Temperate; 63°N - 43°N, 12°W - 1°W

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Northeast Atlantic: Bay of Biscay and northwards along the west coast of the British Isles to the Faeroe Islands.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Anal spines : 0. Eye relatively large, more than half the snout length. First dorsal spine followed by a few small fleshy filaments (Ref. 1371 ). One barbel on the lower jaw and two on the snout. Upper jaw with two (rarely 3-4) long pointed teeth in the front end (Ref. 35388 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on or near the bottom at depths of a few hundred meters. Feed on crustaceans (Ref. 35388 ).

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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. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 18 October 2014

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 7.2 - 11.7, mean 10 °C (based on 32 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00479 (0.00251 - 0.00913), b=3.06 (2.89 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.5   ±0.37 se; based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100). Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium .

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