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Nezumia bairdii (Marlin-spike grenadier; Rat-tail; Marlin-spike; Grenadier; Common rattail; Common grenadier)

Synonyms: Coryphaenoides bairdii; Lionurus bairdii; Macrurus bairdii; Nezumia bairdi
Language: French; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Saguenay - St. Lawrence Marine Park National Marine Conservation Area II 310822 Canada

Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Norwegian krill)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Alosa sapidissima (American shad)1
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Argentina silus (Atlantic argentine)1
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)1
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)1
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)1
Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)1
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)1
Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Leach's Storm-Petrel)1
Phycis chesteri (Longfin hake)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)1
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)1
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Sebastes fasciatus (Acadian redfish)1
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)1
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)1

Predators

Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate)[3]
Lagenorhynchus acutus (Atlantic White-sided Dolphin)[1]
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)[3]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Capillaria gracilis <Unverified Name>[4]
Derogenes varicus[4]
Dissosaccus laevis[4]
Echinorhynchus gadi[4]
Genolinea laticauda[4]
Glomericirrus macrouri[4]
Gonocerca minuta[4]
Gonocerca phycidis[4]
Grillotia erinaceus[4]
Macrouridophora nezumiae[4]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[4]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[4]
Scolex polymorphus <Unverified Name>[4]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Canada; Caribbean Sea; Cuba; Gulf of Maine; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Northwest Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to the northern end of the Straits of Florida, USA. A species reported from the northeastern Atlantic (Ref. 6321) should be reexamined. Report of specimen from the Azores and records from the Gulf of Mexico and ; Northwest Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to the northern end of the Straits of Florida, USA. A species reported from the northeastern Atlantic (Ref. 6321) should be reexamined. Report of specimen from the Azores and records from the Gulf of Mexico and West Indies (Ref. 6322) probably refer to other species.; Scotian Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
3Feeding Habits of Fish Species Distributed on the Grand Bank, Concepción González1, Xabier Paz, Esther Román, and María Hermida, NAFO SCR Doc. 06/31, Serial No. N5251 (2006)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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