Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Nototheniidae
Etymology: Notothenia: Greek, noton = filament + Greek, adverbial particle, then, that denotes distance or removal (Ref. 45335); cyanobrancha: cyanobrancha from Greek, cyanus dark blue and branchia gills, for blue gills (Ref. 11892). More on author: Richardson.
This species is placed in the genus Indonotothenia Balushkin, 1984 in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. May 2011: Ref. 86870) following Balushkin (2000). Send references, or more studies are needed.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - ? m (Ref. 11892), usually 0 - 27 m (Ref. 11892). Polar
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2121); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2121)
(total): 4 - 6;
soft rays: 30 - 34. Uniformly brownish but with darker markings or uniformly black. Prominent acoustico-lateralis channel on the head, absence of connecting orbital branches of the ethmoid, short frontal and narrow parasphenoid (Ref. 11892).
Southern Ocean: Kerguelen and Heard Islands.
Spawn once a year (Ref. 1071).
Hureau, J.-C., 1985. Family Notothenidae - Antarctic rock cods. p. 323-385. In W. Fischer and J.C. Hureau (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Southern Ocean (Fishing areas 48, 58 and 88) (CCAMLR Convention Area). Rome, FAO. Vol. 2. (Ref. 2121)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00292 - 0.01365), b=3.18 (3.00 - 3.36), based on LWR estimates for this Family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Tmax=8; k=0.18; Fec=20,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .