Rosy Cod, Physiculus roseus Alcock 1891


A Rosy Cod, Physiculus roseus, from Taiwan. Source: K.T. Shao / Fish Database of Taiwan. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial


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Dianne J. Bray, Physiculus roseus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Jul 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4563

Rosy Cod, Physiculus roseus Alcock 1891

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Distribution

NW of the Dampier Archipelago to the Arafura Sea, NNE of the Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory. Elsewhere, the species occurs in the Indo-Pacific, from the Gulf of Aden and the Bay of Bengal, to Western Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the South China Sea, Philippines, and New Caledonia.

Fisheries

Of minor commercial importance in parts of its range (not Australia).

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Rosy Cod, Physiculus roseus Alcock 1891

References


Iwamoto, T. 2010. Physiculus roseus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T154984A4683335. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T154984A4683335.en . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.

Paulin, C.D. & Roberts, C.D. 1997. Review of the morid cods (Teleostei, Paracanthopterygii, Moridae) of New Caledonia, southwest Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species of Gadella. No. 2. In: B. Séret (ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, 17. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (N. S.) (Série A) Zoologie 174: 17-41.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37224026

Behaviour:250-550 m

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Habitat:Benthopelagic

Max Size:23 cm SL

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