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Gobionotothen acuta (Gunther, 1880)
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Gobionotothen acuta (Günther , 1880)

Triangular rockcod Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nototheniidae (Cod icefishes)
Etymology: Gobionotothen: Latin, gobius = gudgeon + see under Notothenia ;   acuta: acuta from Latin - narrow, sharp pointed, for its slender snout (Ref. 11892 ) .  More on author: Günther .

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 30 - 300 m (Ref. 5179 ), usually 30 - 140 m (Ref. 11892 ).   Polar; 46°S - 54°S

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Southern Ocean: French South Territory, Heard Islands and Kerguelen Plateau.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 28-30; Anal soft rays : 28 - 31. Body marbled and with three or four short, broad, dark bars on upper parts of sides. Dorsally rays sometimes with a series of small spots, caudal fin faintly barred (Ref. 11892 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in fairly shallow water (Ref. 11892 ).

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

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Dewitt, H.H., P.C. Heemstra and O. Gon , 1990. Nototheniidae. p. 279-331. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5179 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Updated: 2020-05-29 17:47:26 gmt
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