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Artedius fenestralis Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
Padded Sculpin
Family: Cottidae
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© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #11499)

Source: Distribution of Artedius fenestralis as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 8 - 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16 - 18; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 12 - 14. Pelvic fins small.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Occurs from intertidal areas to 55 m depth (Ref. 2850). Feeds on shrimps and small fishes (Ref. 4925). demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 2850). Temperate.

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

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Unalaska Island and the Alaskan Peninsula to Diablo Cove (Ref. 2850) and San Luis Obispo Cove, 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) 2021. 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: 2022-01-25 8:18:20 PM]
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