Lepidion inosimae (Günther, 1887)
Morid cod
Lepidion inosimae
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
Max. size:  60.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 580 - 1100 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: in temperate waters; Sagami Bay, Ramapo Bank and Emperor Seamounts (Japan); southeastern Australia, New Zealand north of Clatham Rise and off New Caledonia (Ref. 31777). Central Pacific (Ref. 58302).
Biology:  Found on the continental slope (Ref. 7300, 75154). Benthic or benthopelagic (Ref. 58302, 75154). The species is the largest in the family, an exceed 2 m in length (Ref. 31777).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.05.96
Modified by: Ortañez, Auda Kareen - 08.09.08

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