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Urophycis regia  (Walbaum, 1792)

Spotted codling
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Phycidae (Phycid hakes)
Etymology: Urophycis: Greek, oura = tail + Greek, phyke, pykis, -idos = the female of a fish that lives among algae (Greek = phykon), related with the gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino demersal; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 0 - 494 m (Ref. 57178), usually 110 - 185 m (Ref. 1371).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 52°N - 23°N, 90°W - 53°W (Ref. 56857)

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Northwest Atlantic: Canada to southern New England to the northeast coast of Florida; also found in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 41.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 1371); common length : 17.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 1371)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Espinas anales 0. Upper limb of the first gill arch with 2 or 3 rakers. Head with a series of dark spots; opercle with a dusky blotch. First dorsal fin with a dark blotch and a distinct white margin.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found onshore, most common between 110 and 185 m. Feed on crustaceans, and possibly fish and squids. Juveniles spend part of their time in estuaries.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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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. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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