Lepidion schmidti Svetovidov, 1936
Schmidt's cod
Lepidion schmidti
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
Max. size:  85 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 375 - 1520 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia and New Zealand. Northwest Pacific: Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk (Ref. 559). South Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Is. and Crozet Is. (Ref, 45488). North Atlantic.
Biology:  A benthic species (Ref. 75154) found on the continental slope (Ref. 7300, 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.05.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.09.08

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