Physiculus therosideros Paulin, 1987
Scalyfin cod
Physiculus therosideros
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
Max. size:  16.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 83 - 610 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia, Bellona Plateau, New Caledonia, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand.
Biology:  A benthic species found on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.03.98
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.09.08

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