E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Malacocottus zonurus Bean, 1890
Darkfin Sculpin
Family: Psychrolutidae

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13695)

Source: Distribution of Malacocottus zonurus as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 15; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 10 - 11

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

Biology

Species Biology

Environment: bathydemersal; marine; depth range 27 - 1980 m (Ref. 50550). Climate: deep-water; 66°N - 46°N

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

Distribution

Distribution

North Pacific: northern Japan (Ref. 559), Sea of Okhotsk and Cape Navarin in the western Bering Sea to Agattu Island in the Aleutian chain and Washington, USA.

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: 22/11/2019 2:51:30 AM]
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