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Gadella obscurus  (Parin, 1984)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Moridae (Morid cods)
Etymology: Gadella: Diminutive of latin, gadus = a fish, cod? (Ref. 45335);  obscurus: obscurus meaning dark, referring to its overall shade of coloration.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 175 - 240 m (Ref. 43973).   Deep-water

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Southeast Pacific: seamounts of the southern part of the Nazca Ridge.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43973)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 74-78; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 71 - 75; Vertebrae: 56 - 57. No chin barbel; very small round light organ on abdomen in front of the center of the distance between the end of the base of the pelvic fins and the anus; pyloric caeca 9-12; body cavity extending to level of 13-14th ray of the anal fin. Caudal fin rounded.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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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. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.4 - 12.1, mean 11.1 (based on 22 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00363 (0.00183 - 0.00721), 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):  3.2   ±0.3 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 (41 of 100) .