Gadella obscurus (Parin, 1984)
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 Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
 Max. size:  20.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 175 - 240 m
 Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: seamounts of the southern part of the Nazca Ridge.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 74-78; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 71-75; Vertebrae: 56-57. No chin barbel; very small round light organ on abdomen in front of the center of the distance between the end of the base of the pelvic fins and the anus; pyloric caeca 9-12; body cavity extending to level of 13-14th ray of the anal fin. Caudal fin rounded.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.12.02

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