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Synchirus gilli Bean, 1890
Manacled Sculpin
Family: Cottidae

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13625)

Source: Distribution of Synchirus gilli as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 9 - 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20 - 21; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 20 - 21. Caudal fin rounded. Pelvic fins small.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Found in bays, tide pools and among kelp (Ref. 2850). Previously thought as rare species, but relatively common in some areas, especially kelp beds (Ref. 2850). Feeds on small crustaceans (Ref. 6885). Can cling to bottoms or pilings with its pectoral and pelvic fins (Ref. 2850). Environment: demersal; marine. Climate: temperate; 59°N - 32°N

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

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Sitka, Alaska to San Miguel Island, southern California, 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 1:29:39 AM]
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