Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes
(Cods) > Moridae
Etymology: Eeyorius: Taken from Eeyore, in Winnie the Pooh; both personages (the fish and literarian) live in damp dark places (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 8 - 12 m (Ref. 1371). Subtropical; 27°S - 42°S, 112°E - 150°E (Ref. 1371)
Indo-Pacific: five localities in the Australian states of Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 26.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371)
spines: 0. Outer teeth in upper jaw only slightly larger than others; those on lower jaw of equal size. Light organ absent. Color in preservative brownish gray, lighter on ventral portions of the head; fins uniformly brownish gray.
A benthic species which occurs in inshore waters (Ref. 75154). Described from the original literature only (Ref. 1371).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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. 115941)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 15.1 - 21.7, mean 17.3 (based on 149 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00363 (0.00184 - 0.00718), b=3.13 (2.95 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .