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Hexagrammos stelleri Tilesius, 1810
Whitespotted Greenling
Family: Hexagrammidae

© Tim Loh  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #71901)

Source: Distribution of Hexagrammos stelleri as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 22 - 25; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19 - 24; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 23 - 25. Caudal slightly forked.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Ranges from the intertidal zone to 175 m depth, possibly to 475 m (Ref. 6793). Found near rocks, pilings and eelgrass beds (Ref. 2850). Feed on worms, crustaceans, and small fishes (Ref. 6885). Neither anterolateral glandular groove nor venom gland is present (Ref. 37773). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 300 m (Ref. 50550). Climate: temperate; 66°N - 42°N

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

Distribution

Distribution

North Pacific: Peter the Great Bay, Russia and the Sea of Japan to Cape Lisburne in the Chukchi Sea, Unimak Island in the Aleutian chain and Oregon, USA.

Source: FishBase. 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: 19/11/2019 1:53:31 AM]
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