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Citharichthys stigmaeus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Speckled Sanddab
Family: Bothidae

© Tim Loh  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #65319)

Source: Distribution of Citharichthys stigmaeus as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 75 - 97; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 58 - 77; Vertebrae: 34 - 39. Caudal rounded.

Source: FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Biology

Species Biology

Found on sandy bottom, from near shore to 366 m (Ref. 2850). Little commercial importance because of its small size (Ref. 2850). demersal; marine; depth range ? - 549 m (Ref. 27436), usually ? - 91 m (Ref. 2850). Subtropical

Source: FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Montague Island, Alaska to Bahia Magdalena, southern Baja California, Mexico.

Source: FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 22/09/2019 3:48:45 PM]
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