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Schedophilus medusophagus  (Cocco, 1839)

Cornish blackfish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)
Etymology: Schedophilus: Name from Greek words 'phylos' (?????), t) meaning 'one who likes' and "s 'shedia' (??????) which means raft; literally means 'the one who likes rafts'. This probably refers to the lifestyle ot the juveniles of this genus (Michail Ragousis, mar10091@marine.aegean.gr, pers. Comm. 01/16) which are epipelagic and associate with floating jellyfish..

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino; distribuzione batimetrica 200 - 358 m (Ref. 5951).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 64°N - 30°N, 82°W - 36°E

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Eastern Atlantic: Iceland (Ref. 12462) and Ireland to Morocco, including Azores and Madeira. Also in the western Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Grand Banks, Canada to North Carolina, USA (Ref. 7251). Possibly off Australia (Ref. 7251).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 51.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Rear edge of front gill cover with distinct spines. Snout is slightly shorter than the eye diameter (Ref. 35388).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Feeds on medusae and ctenophores (Ref. 27637).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Bauchot, M.-L., 1987. Poissons osseux. p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3397)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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