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Trisopterus minutus Poor cod


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lexID:
4856 
Scientific:
Trisopterus minutus 
German:
Zwergdorsch 
English:
Poor cod 
Category:
Codfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gadiformes (Order) > Gadidae (Family) > Trisopterus (Genus) > minutus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, 1758) 
Occurrence:
the North Sea, Arabian Sea, East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Scandinavia, Spain, the British Isles, the Faroe Islands, the Isle of Man, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
7.87" - 15.75" (20cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
37.4 °F - 71.6 °F (3°C - 22°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Clam meat, Clams, Copepods, Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Isopods, Krill, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sea squirts, Sepia, Snails, Squid, Worms, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
21997.84 gal (~ 100000L) 
Difficulty:
only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-02 14:46:54 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Trondheim Fjord and the Faeroe Islands to Portugal and along the Atlantic coast of Morocco; also in the Mediterranean.

Biology:
Occurs mostly from 15 to 200 m in the Atlantic and to 120 in the Mediterranean on muddy or sandy bottoms.
Feeds on crustaceans, small fish, and polychaetes. Used in the production of fish meal, and in southern Europe as a human food.


Synonymised taxa:
Brachygadus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gadulus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gadus capelanus Lacepède, 1800
Gadus minutus Linnaeus, 1758
Gadus tacaud Lacepède, 1800
Morua capelanus Risso, 1827
Trisopterus luscus capelanus (Lacepède, 1800)
Trisopterus minutus capelanus (Lacepède, 1800)
Trisopterus minutus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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