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Dasycottus setiger Bean, 1890
Spinyhead Sculpin
Family: Psychrolutidae

© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #16002)

Source: Distribution of Dasycottus setiger as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 9 - 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13 - 15; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14. Caudal slightly rounded. Pectorals with large base carried forward. Pelvic fins small.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Found on soft bottoms (Ref. 2850). demersal; marine; depth range 15 - 850 m (Ref. 50550). Temperate.

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

Distribution

Distribution

North Pacific: Sea of Japan off Honshu, Japan to Navarin Canyon in the Bering Sea, west to Attu Island in the Aleutian chain and southeast

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: 18/11/2019 3:52:48 PM]
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