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Cryptacanthodes aleutensis (Gilbert, 1896)
Dwarf Wrymouth
Family: Cryptacanthodidae
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Source: Distribution of Cryptacanthodes aleutensis as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 60 - 69; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 45 - 49. Caudal rounded.

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

Biology

Species Biology

Apparently lives partly buried in mud bottoms (Ref. 2850, 4925). demersal; marine; depth range 46 - 350 m (Ref. 2850). Temperate.

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

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: southeast Bering Sea to Eureka, northern 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: 2024-04-22 9:26:42 AM]
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