Cetonurus globiceps, Globehead grenadier

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Cetonurus globiceps (Vaillant, 1884)

Globehead grenadier
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)
Etymology: Cetonurus: Greek, ketos = a marine monster, whale + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Vaillant.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 860 - 4621 m (Ref. 11953), usually 1000 - 2000 m (Ref. 3587). Deep-water

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Atlantic and Pacific: Eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay, Azores, off Mauritania, Senegal, and Canary Islands, Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico, east Caribbean. Western Pacific: Off Japan and Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3587)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-12. Band of small pointed teeth in both jaws. Body color brown to dark brown, gular and branchiostegal membrane darker. Membranes of mouth, gill cavities and body cavity blackish (Ref. 37108).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on small fishes and planktonic crustaceans (Ref. 6187).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Iwamoto, Tomio | Collaborators

Iwamoto, T. and A. Williams, 1999. Grenadiers (Pisces, Gadiformes) from the continental slope of western and northwestern Australia. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 51(3):105-243. (Ref. 35909)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 July 2012

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.3 - 6, mean 3.7 °C (based on 2783 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.60 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .