Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes
(Cods) > Moridae
Etymology: Guttigadus: Latin, gutta, drop, gum + Latin, gadus = a fish, cod? (Ref. 45335); nudirostre: Specific name refers to its bare snout (Ref. 33014).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 500 - 800 m (Ref. 33014). Deep-water
Southeast Atlantic: known only from the Discovery Seamount.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33014)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 63 - 70;
Vertebrae: 53. Cinnamon brown with brownish tinge; walls of anterior mouth and gill cavities, gill filaments, and pyloric caeca light, inner region of mouth and gill cavities (toward throat and bases of gill arches) darkish blue (Ref. 31160).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Trunov, I.A., 1990. Fishes of the family Moridae from the southeast Atlantic (Paralaemonema gen. et spp. n.). J. Ichthyol. 30(2):76-86. (Ref. 33014)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .