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Asemichthys taylori (Gilbert, 1912)
Spinynose Sculpin
Family: Cottidae
Photo of species

© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #15998)

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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 17; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 17; Vertebrae: 33 - 35. Olive brown dorsally, lighter ventrally; 4 dark saddles; brown bars on pectoral and caudal fins (Ref. 43939).

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939).

Biology

Species Biology

Found on sand and shell bottoms near rocky outcrops (Ref. 43939). demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 50 m (Ref. 43939), usually 5 - 18 m (Ref. 43939). Temperate.

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939).

Distribution

Distribution

Northeast Pacific: southeastern Alaska northern Washington as San Juan Islands.

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusDD (May 1997)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Radulinus taylori

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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: 2022-01-18 11:10:21 AM]
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