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Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Ayres, 1854)
Cabezon
Family: Cottidae

© Derek Holzapfel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #14733)

Source: Distribution of Scorpaenichthys marmoratus as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 8 - 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 18; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13; Vertebrae: 35. Caudal fin barely rounded.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Inhabits rocky, sandy and muddy bottoms as well as kelp beds (Ref. 4925). Adults and juveniles feed on crustaceans, fishes and mollusks (Ref. 6885). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2850). Climate: subtropical; 59°N - 26°N, 140°W - 110°W

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

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Sitka, southeastern Alaska to Punta Abrejos, central 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: 22/11/2019 2:47:05 AM]
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