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Gadiculus thori  Schmidt, 1913

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)
Etymology: Gadiculus: Latin, gadus = a fish, cod? (Ref. 45335).

Issue
Previously as a subspecies of Gadiculus argenteus Guichenot, 1850. Synonym of the latter in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Oct. 2012: Ref. 92135) followimg (Mercader & Vinyoles, 2008).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous; depth range 100 - 1000 m (Ref. 35388).   Temperate, preferred ?; 72°N - 43°N, 10°W - 26°E (Ref. 53495)

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Northeast Atlantic: North Cape, Skagerrak to Bay of Biscay.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 12.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3663); common length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4645)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19-29; Anal soft rays: 11 - 16. Vertebrae 39-43. Dull with dark flecks on head and back.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Over muddy bottoms. Spawns in spring. Important prey for several commercial fish.

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

Oviparous, sexes are separate (Ref. 205).

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Svetovidov, A.N., 1986. Gadidae. p. 680-710. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris. vol. 2. (Ref. 3663)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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