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Nezumia condylura  Jordan & Gilbert, 1904

Japanese pugnose grenadier
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails) > Macrourinae
Etymology: Nezumia: A Japanese word that means "mouse" .   More on author: Jordan, Gilbert.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; non-migratory; depth range 200 - 720 m (Ref. 1371).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 37°N - 23°N, 124°E - 140°E (Ref. 1371)

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Northwest Pacific: southern Japan and the East China Sea. Recently recorded from northeastern Taiwan (Ref. 54421).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Anal spines: 0. Snout short, blunt; terminal and lateral scutes large, blunt; undersides of snout, mandible, most of the suborbital, and part of the lower margin of the preopercle naked. Body scales with sharp, slender spinules in 4 to 16 parallel rows. Pyloric caeca 25 to 28. Overall color is brown; abdomen bluish; gill membranes blackish; fins dusky, first dorsal fin blackish distally; oral and branchial linings blackish.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Uncommon in depths shallower than 400 m. Frequents waters of 5-7°C. Polychaetes and euphausiids compose 30-60% of the diet of specimens from Japan, and prawns of minor importance.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Iwamoto, Tomio | Collaborators

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. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: minor commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00219 (0.00097 - 0.00495), b=3.17 (2.98 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.43 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.