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Genypterus capensis  (Smith, 1847)

Kingklip
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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Ophidiidae (Cusk-eels) > Ophidiinae
Etymology: Genypterus: Greek, geny, -yos = face, jaw + Greek, pteron, = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).

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

; marin bathydémersal; profondeur 50 - 500 m (Ref. 4103), usually 250 - 350 m (Ref. 27121).   Deep-water; 21°S - 37°S, 12°E - 28°E (Ref. 34024)

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Walvis Bay, Namibia to Algoa Bay, South Africa. Distinctiveness of this species and Genypterus blacodes is unclear (Ref. 34024).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?, range 60 - 75 cm
Max length : 180 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3686); poids max. publié: 15.0 kg (Ref. 9988)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 150; Rayons mous anaux: 110. Head and body usually pinkish to orangish with dark spots and blotches especially dorsally (Ref. 34024).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occur in rocky areas of the shelf and upper continental slope. Juveniles found in shallow waters than adults (Ref. 36731). Benthic and common species (Ref. 34024). Feed on dragonets, mantis shrimps, hake, squid, and various fishes (Ref. 27121). Spawning occurs from August to October. Oviparous, with oval pelagic eggs floating in a gelatinous mass (Ref. 205). Utilized fresh and frozen; can be fried and baked (Ref. 9988).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Nielsen, J.G., D.M. Cohen, D.F. Markle and C.R. Robins, 1999. Ophidiiform fishes of the world (Order Ophidiiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(18):178p. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 34024)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 115185)

  Non évalué 

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless




Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9 - 15.5, mean 9.5 (based on 14 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00229 (0.00119 - 0.00441), b=3.15 (2.98 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  4.4   ±0.61 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Faible, temps minimum de doublement de population : 4,5 à 14 années (K=0.06-0.14; tm=4-5).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (73 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Low.