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Notothenia coriiceps  Richardson, 1844

Black rockcod
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nototheniidae (Cod icefishes)
Etymology: Notothenia: Greek, 'notos', ou; ?????, ??), from the south + Greek, 'e 'eutheneia',as or 'euthenia', as (????????, ??; ???????, ??), abundance (P. Romero, pers.comm. 01/16);  coriiceps: coriiceps from Latin corium skin or leather plus ceps head = skin head or leather head (Ref. 11892).   More on author: Richardson.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 550 m.   Polar; 46°S - 78°S, 180°W - 180°E

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Southern Ocean: probably circum-Antarctic on the continental shelf. So far, known from the western Ross Sea, Balleny islands, Adélie Land, Antarctic Peninsula and associated islands, islands of the Scotia Arc to South Georgia, Weddell Sea, Bouvet, and the sub-Antarctic islands of the Indian Ocean sector.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 62.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5179); common length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2121)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4 - 6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 35-38; Anal soft rays: 26 - 30. Wide interorbital space, fewer pectoral rays, lack of scales below the eye (Ref. 11892).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Most commonly found in less than 200 m.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Dewitt, H.H., P.C. Heemstra and O. Gon, 1990. Nototheniidae. p. 279-331. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5179)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): -1.7 - 2.4, mean -0.6 (based on 170 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00593 - 0.00927), b=3.18 (3.12 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.35 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming tm>4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (62 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.