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Patagonotothen ramsayi  (Regan, 1913)

Longtail southern cod
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nototheniidae (Cod icefishes)
Etymology: Patagonotothen: Composed from Patagonia, the Argentinian province + Greek,noton = back + Greek, adverbial particle, then, that denotes distance or removal (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 50 - 500 m (Ref. 27363).   Temperate, preferred 9°C (Ref. 107945); 36°S - 56°S, 69°W - 54°W

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Southwest Atlantic: restricted to the Patagonian shelf.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 44.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7226)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 32-35; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 32 - 34; Vertebrae: 51 - 52. Lateral line scales 49-54 (upper), 11-17 (lower). Caudal fin rounded (Ref. 27363).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length taken from asymptotic length in Ref. 7226; length type assumed as TL. Bottom browser, feeding mostly on gelatinous and crustacean plankton (Ref. 47657).

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Pequeño, G., 1989. Peces de Chile. Lista sistematica revisada y comentada. Rev. Biol. Mar., Valparaiso 24(2):1-132. (Ref. 9068)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: commercial
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