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Nezumia convergens  (Garman, 1899)

Peruvian grenadier
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails) > Macrourinae
Etymology: Nezumia: A Japanese word that means "mouse" .

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; non-migratory; depth range 600 - 1870 m (Ref. 9315).   Deep-water; 27°N - 34°S, 112°W - 70°W (Ref. 1371)

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Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California south to Chile, including the Cocos and Galapagos islands.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1371)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Anal spines: 0. Snout short, moderately pointed, with stout scutes at its tip and lateral angles; underside of the snout and suborbital anteriorly naked. Light organ not well-developed externally; no scaleless fossa between the pelvic-fin bases. Pyloric caeca 21 to 32. Body scales with conical spinules in 10 to 12 slightly convergent rows.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Most common grenadier in the Eastern central Pacific but occurs in very deep waters that it is not regularly taken by trawlers (Ref. 9315). Maximum TL of at least 30 cm (Ref. 9315).

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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. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4 - 5.7, mean 4.9 (based on 48 cells).
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   ±0.1 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) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.