Bathygadidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 314

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A5C-FFDE-34F2-FBD8DE442C09

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Plazi

scientific name

Bathygadidae
status

 

Family Bathygadidae  

Gadomus longifilis (Goode & Bean, 1885)   —Treadfin grenadier

3 specimens ranging from 27 to 29 cm TL were caught at depths between 1,450 and 1,683 m ( Bañón et al., 2013 a). Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic, between 520 and 2,165 m depth. Amphi-Atlantic in tropical and subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. In western Atlantic, from Greenland to the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea and from the northwest of Spain to the Gulf of Guinea in the eastern Atlantic. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MV (FishBase).

Gadomus dispar (Vaillant, 1888)   —No common name

6 specimens ranging from 17 to 36 cm TL were caught at depths between 764 and 1,051 m ( Bañón et al. 2013 a). Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic between 548 and 1,543 m depth. Amphi-Atlantic distribution in tropical and subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. In western Atlantic, from Norfolk Canyon to the Caribbean Sea and in eastern Atlantic from the Cantabrian Sea to Mauritania and Guinea-Bissau. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant, 1888   —Vaillant's grenadier

One specimen of 37 cm TL was caught at depths between 1,185 and 1,187 m ( Bañón et al. 2013 a). Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic at depths between 450 and 2,650 m, but generally from 700–1,400 m. Amphi-Atlantic distribution, in tropical and subtropical latitudes. In the eastern Atlantic, from the Irish continental slope to Senegal and Gabon. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

MHV

Musee de Haute Volta