Genypterus capensis, Kingklip : fisheries

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Genypterus capensis (Smith, 1847)

Kingklip
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > 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 Ekologi

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

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | 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 / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 60 - 75 cm
Max length : 180 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3686); publicerad maxvikt: 15.0 kg (Ref. 9988)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 150; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 110. Head and body usually pinkish to orangish with dark spots and blotches especially dorsally (Ref. 34024).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates 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=0.00234 (0.00120 - 0.00457), b=3.15 (2.97 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.4   ±0.61 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (K=0.06-0.14; tm=4-5).
Prior r = 0.17, 95% CL = 0.11 - 0.26, Based on 1 stock assessment.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (73 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.