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Icelinus tenuis Gilbert, 1890
Spotfin Sculpin
Family: Cottidae

© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #15999)

Source: Distribution of Icelinus tenuis as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 9 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16 - 19; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 17; Vertebrae: 37. Caudal fin bluntly rounded. Pelvic fins small.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Inhabits sand bottom. Feeds on shrimps (Ref. 4925). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 33 - 373 m (Ref. 4925). Climate: subtropical; 54°N -

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

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Tasu Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada to San Benito Island, central Baja California, Mexico. Probably extending northward to Alaska.

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: 21/11/2019 7:10:04 PM]
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