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Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus, 1758

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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Lophiidae (Goosefishes)
Etymology: Lophius: Greek, lophos = crest (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino batidemersal; rango de profundidad 20 - 1000 m (Ref. 6302).   Deep-water; 75°N - 30°N, 28°W - 46°E (Ref. 54568)

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Eastern Atlantic: south-western Barents Sea to Strait of Gibraltar including the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Reported from Iceland (Ref. 4712) and Mauritania (Ref. 5377). North Atlantic specimens attain larger sizes than those collected off West Africa and they also occur in shallower depths.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 35 - 60 cm
Max length : 200 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4712); common length : 100.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4712); peso máximo publicado: 57.7 kg (Ref. 40637); edad máxima reportada: 24 años (Ref. 46508)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 8; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 11-12; Radios blandos anales: 9 - 10. Peritoneum pale. Head and body depressed. Mouth wide and cavernous. Skin thin and loose, scales absent. Esca bifid, 2 broad, flattened , leaf-like blades. Dorsal spines long, stout and bearing many well-developed tendrils; 4th spine greater than snout width (Ref. 4712).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs on sandy and muddy bottoms from the coast (below 20 m, Ref. 12382) down to depths of 1,000 m. May also be found on rocky bottoms (Ref. 12382). It lies half-buried in the sediment waiting for its prey. It attracts prey by means of its fishing filament (Ref. 5377). Feeds mainly on fishes, occasionally sea-birds. Marketed fresh and frozen; eaten steamed, sautéed, broiled, boiled, fried, microwaved and baked (Ref. 9988). It is a well-studied species in Europe and is sold without the skin and the head under the name 'queue de Lotte' (Ref. 5377). Does not adapt well in home aquariums due to its large size (Ref. 12382).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Ho, Hsuan-Ching | Colaboradores

Caruso, J.H., 1986. Lophiidae. p. 1362-1363. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean, Volume 3. Unesco, Paris. (Ref. 4712)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 09 May 2013

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: muy comercial
FAO(pesquerías: producción, species profile; publication : search) | FIRMS (Stock assessments) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.8 - 14.2, mean 7.7 (based on 468 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01738 (0.01350 - 0.02236), b=2.90 (2.83 - 2.97), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (K=0.07-0.33; tm=4.5-14; tmax=24; Fec=1 million).
Prior r = 0.48, 95% CL = 0.36 - 0.64, Based on 6 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (72 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.